Coronavirus: A Book For Children 🦠

Coronavirus: A Book for Children is written by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson & Nia Roberts. It is illustrated by Axel Scheffler and consulted by Professor Graham Medley, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds:

  • What is the coronavirus?
  • How do you catch the coronavirus?
  • What happens if you catch the virus?
  • Why are people worried about catching the virus?
  • Is there a cure for the coronavirus?
  • Why are some places we normally go to closed?
  • What can I do to help?
  • What’s going to happen next?

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