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Coronavirus: A book for children

What you need

Your listening ears.


This is an Informative book to support children’s learning about Coronavirus. It helps to develop understanding and deeper knowledge by discussing questions children might have raised during the school closure due to Coronavirus.

The experience

What is the coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it? How do we catch coronavirus? Why are people worried about catching the virus? Why are some places we normally go to closed? What can I do to help? What is going to happen next?

Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this book, read by Katy, helps answer children’s questions and many more, providing them and their families with clear and accessible explanations about the coronavirus and its effects – both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family’s day-to-day life.

With input from expert consultant, Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, as well as advice from teachers and child psychologists, this is a practical and informative resource to help explain the changes we are currently all experiencing.

Why not practice some hand washing routines with your child after reading the book?