Looking for a book to clearly explain COVID-19 and pandemics to children? Look no further as the latest book in the Change Maker Series published by Marshall Cavendish Children cleverly explains the history and nature of pandemics.
Author, Hwee Goh shows kids how pandemics work and how they have shaped our world. Covering the Black Death, SARS, MERS and COVID-19, the book traces the history of pandemics. Pandemic terminology such as circuit breaker, clusters, patient zero and super spreaders are also explained in simple language. Break out boxes of Did You Know? and What’s That? give readers background information to help them better understand the situation. There is even a section on write a report which could also have been labelled How Not To Fake News!
Illustrator, David Liew has done a great job with his quirky illustrations throughout the book which are guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.
Although Invisible Enemies is geared towards the Singaporean and Asian market, this book will be of interest to kids everywhere (and probably to their parents, too).
Not just for kids, Invisible Enemies is a quirky book that cleverly explains the history and nature of pandemics. Highly recommended and available now.
COVID-19 seizes the world in 2020. From the likes of the plague, the Spanish Flu and SARS, invisible enemies have changed our lives, bringing death and widespread fear. Yet, knowledge and the scientific quest for answers — along with a dogged sense of resilience — are our best weapons in the epic battle against pandemics. Who is Patient Zero and what are super spreaders? When did the Theory of Germs begin?Why did scientists risk their own lives? How did history prevail against pesky pandemics? Former TV journalist Hwee Goh and historian/artist David Liew collaborate on a well-researched, fun book on key milestones of the pandemics that have shaped our world. The Change Makers series of books will build in children a strong sense of inquiry — to arm them with knowledge in S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) to tackle this brave new world of unknowns.