We’re excited to announce that we have a new book out, This is Now ABCs: New Words and Phrases from the Pandemic. You can pickup a Kindle eBook or physical copy from Amazon!
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A podcast reading of our book
Thanks to the fabulous folks at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s CHAMPs (Child Life, Art and Music Therapy Programmes)! They started a new podcast and featured a reading of our book, COVID-19 for Kids, on their inaugural podcast series. Check it out:
Where is our book?
Updated September 2020: We are so happy to see that this book is helping parents and teachers everywhere! Here are some highlights of where our book is available or being used: Soft Cover Books: PMS Publishers Services distributes our soft cover books to Singapore and Malaysia schools, libraries and book stores like Junior Page IngramContinue reading “Where is our book?”
Last night was a little busy…
Our first day of home-based learning was all about how an assembly line works 🙂 The whole family pitched in to help pack over 500 books last night after we got our books back from the printer! We put 3 x $0.30 sticker stamps on each envelope, slotted in a thank you note with eachContinue reading “Last night was a little busy…”
We’ve been getting some nice publicity!
We have been so excited about the publicity the book has been getting! Here’s a running list of who’s been sharing and recommending our book! 3 April 2020: Sassy Mama featured us in their monthly “What New Mama” article 6 April 2020: Little Steps Asia recommended our book and said “Educating kids about COVID-19 canContinue reading “We’ve been getting some nice publicity!”
What one little boy did after reading our book…
Enno was inspired to write his own book about the coronavirus after reading our book with his mom. What a great idea! Check out his wonderful illustrations below: Thanks for sharing this with us Enno!
Home Lockdown Activity with your Kids: Make Your Own Mask, No Sewing Required!
A couple of weeks ago, we started hearing about mask shortages in the United States where doctors treating coronavirus patients in New York were running dangerously low on N95 and surgical masks. As a last resort when no other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available, the recommendation the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) wasContinue reading “Home Lockdown Activity with your Kids: Make Your Own Mask, No Sewing Required!”
Resource List for Children
This will be a constantly updated list of great ways that people are engaging with children on the coronavirus and COVID-19 around the world. Hopefully it provides inspiration for you! Norway’s Prime Minister holds a kids-only press conference to answer questions about the coronavirus – March 16, 2020 Comics for Good has launched an internationalContinue reading “Resource List for Children”
Book Discussion Guide
Now that you’ve had a chance to read the book COVID-19 for Kids with your children, here are some questions you can use to discuss the coronavirus with them: Do you know any people who get sick easily, just like the grandpa in the story? How do you feel when you get a cold orContinue reading “Book Discussion Guide”
About COVID-19 and Coronavirus
People started to notice that a new illness was making people very sick in Wuhan, a large city in China, at the end of 2019. Scientists got to work and discovered the illness is caused by a new virus within the coronavirus family. Coronaviruses usually circulate among animals but sometimes can also infect people. SARSContinue reading “About COVID-19 and Coronavirus”