Coronavirus: A Book for Children

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Candlewick Press, Apr 15, 2020 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 28 pages

“An elegant, effective work. Download this now, read it immediately, share it with everyone you know.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

This informative and accessible guide for young readers defines the coronavirus, explains why everyday routines have been disrupted, and lays out how everyone can do their part to help. With child-appropriate answers and explanations, the book addresses key questions, like: How do you catch coronavirus and what happens if you have it? Why are people so worried about it? Is there a cure? Why do we have to stay home? What can I do to help? And what happens next?


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Annual Goodreads Choice Awards reading project: Read all the Picture Book nominees! (7 of 15) A dry and text-heavy presentation, but a bonus star for getting some good information out quickly. If more adults had read this, maybe we wouldn't be where we are now in infection rates and deaths. Read full review

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Elizabeth Jenner is a writer and editor specializing in children’s nonfiction who has worked in publishing for fifteen years. Based in London, she is currently head of nonfiction at Nosy Crow.
Kate Wilson is the managing director and founder of the UK children’s independent publisher Nosy Crow.
Nia Roberts has worked in children’s publishing for more than twenty years, most recently as head of design at Nosy Crow.
Graham Medley is a professor of infectious disease modeling at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.<br>
Axel Scheffler was born in Hamburg, Germany. He moved to England to learn English and study illustration and then set up home in London. He is the author-illustrator of the Pip and Posy series and the Flip Flap series and has illustrated a number of books, including Julia Donaldson’s best-selling modern classic, The Gruffalo, which has sold millions of copies worldwide.

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