COPE Books for Children: COVID
A specially created COPE book to help children all over the world understand the Covid-19 pandemic. Sending out the key message ‘Stay safe and smiling‘.
Endorsed by UNICEF, and in collaboration with experts from The University of Stirling, UK, The University of Hyogo, Japan, James Cook University, Australia and Readable, Singapore. Join the COPE squad during lockdown at the COPE Academy. Their mission is to help children to understand how the virus is spread, how to stay safe, and how to stay smiling during the Covid 19 pandemic. We are all in this together!
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About this book
According to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, children have a vital role in strengthening community resilience. COPE books have been developed in response to that call to empower children.
This child-friendly booklet is for kids 6-12 years old to generate COVID awareness through animated characters and simple but strong messages.
COPE is a series of illustrated, not for profit storybooks created in 2018 by author Martha Keswick, award-winning illustrator Mariko Jesse and global disaster risk reduction expert Dr Timothy Sim.
COVID-19 in other languages:
Other books in the series:
- Y-Adapt Course Session 1: Introduction
- Y-Adapt Course Session 2: Climate Change Challenge
- Framing Community Disaster Resilience: Resources, Capacities, Learning, and Action
- When the disaster strikes: Gendered (im)mobility in Bangladesh
- Recovery with Dignity
- COPE Wildfires Book
- COPE Landslides Book
- COPE Storm Surges Book