I wrote this 28-page children's picture book during Lockdown originally as a downloadable ebook for kids aged 2-6 years and had it illustrated in gorgeous bright colours. But after lots of interest, the books are published.
I was sent the photo below of a little girl called Lucy reading the book and it's the cutest pic I've ever seen!
Lucy Lou beats the Coronavirus is a rhyming story about Lucy and her family who head out on a social-distancing walk and come across Coronavirus sitting on a park bench. Along with her baby brother Liam, big brother Jake, mummy and daddy, Gran doing the can-can and dear old Gramps, they deal with the virus until it is gone.
This story is a time capsule for families everywhere who will look back to 2020 and remember "the olden days" of social distancing, hand washing, family bubbles and a germ we'd never heard of before. It is also a valuable tool for helping to take the "scary" factor out of the virus as Lucy Lou and her family know what to do.
Join the Lucy Lou Facebook page to download free colouring in pages of the characters for you to print at home.
Watch me read the story in this video...
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I purchased this book for the grandchildren to read when visiting and because it will be a keepsake in the future. It is a colourful book and a fun family story.
A book to help any child worried about Covid-19. The rhyming pattern reminiscent of Hairy Maclary books.
Lucy Lou is a a book that is quick and easy for an adult to read to a child. It provides a quick reminder of a time when the Coronavirus dominated the lives of both children and adults
A cute wee book for pre schoolers and early readers and a great record of early 2020 in NZ which will be part of our timeline in years to come.
This is a very cute book for our coronavirus time, something families will keep for and pass on to their corona babies.
Funny story, nice illustrations and well printed.