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The Staying Home Series Translated by Helen Wang, Pub.Eunoia Publishing, 2020.

July 16, 2020

The Staying Home Series Translated by Helen Wang, Pub.Eunoia Publishing, 2020.

This excellent picture book series of 6 books is designed to show juniors what the Covid 19 pandemic is all about and how it has effected the lives of children and adults all over the World.

They are simply written by Chinese authors who tell of the experience in China which is the same as everywhere else in the World. They are translated by Helen Wang who has made then readable by juniors and excellent read -a-loud  books for parents and teachers to explain the situation to younger children.

They deal with wearing masks, washing hands, social distancing and all  the restrictions that people all over the world have had to face to prevent the spread of Covid 19. They also show the effects that this had on pets like cats and dogs and even one from the point of view of a face Mask.

Mum is Hiding Is about a little girl who has to face the challenge of surviving with the help of a friend when her mother has to self isolate when she gets Covid.

A journey of 9000 Millimetres A brother and sister learn to use their imagination to cope with isolation in a small apartment.

Grandpa’s Fourteen Games. Grandpa takes a young girl through the 14 days of isolation while her parents work to treat Covid cases in the local hospital.

The Mask that Loved to Count. A young family have only one N95 face mask and it is used by all in this story of isolation.

The Empty Lunchbox. Makes the point that cats and dogs are not spreaders of Covid and uses a homeless dog who is fed by the locals but now that Covid is around this has stopped.

Levin is a cat. Levin is a cat who is left at home during while Jing works in a hospital. It shows how cats are in the same position as humans and need to take precautions to survive.

mom hiding

 

JourneyLunchboxMask

grandpas

 

levin

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