When someone we love dies, the loss can feel overwhelming and hard to make sense of. Talking about it with children can be especially difficult when we don't understand what has happened, ourselves. Buttons and the Butterfly is an inspirational story for all ages that can help begin that conversation. Illustrated with photographs to suggest connections with the natural world, the book offers consolation in the familiar story of the butterfly’s life cycle. Through the simple story of a puppy, Buttons, who has lost a caterpillar that she loves, gentle words and images convey God, transformation, the soul, and heaven.