Depression: Books For Kids

This list of the best kids books about depression is sure to include a new favorite for the voracious young reader in your life!

The Color Thief book
#1
The Color Thief
Written by Polly Peters and Andrew Fusek Peters and illustrated by Karin Littlewood
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

A child recounts his experience of losing his father to depression in this poignant and beautifully illustrated picture book. The boy’s father disappears into a world without color. As the father seeks help, color begins to reappear and with it hope. An ideal book for parents and caregivers to share with children to help them make sense of the devastating effects that depression can cause.

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