Stay At Home! Poems and Prose for Children in Lockdown
This book is about lockdown – the good bits, the bad bits, and the ugly bits when nobody could get any toilet roll. It’s about things you might have discovered along the way – like the alien on your roof or how to use Zoom (or even ‘BroomZoom’) – and about what we don’t miss (pollution and cars) and what we do (birthday parties, grandparents, and, yes, even school dinners!).
Books can help you escape to other, often imaginary places. But books, like this one, can also help you to deal with the real world. Every one of the poems, stories and pictures here has been specially created for you – each and every one of you – to do just that.
The creators all live in Scotland, but you don’t have to be from Scotland to enjoy this book: if there is anything we have learnt during this global pandemic, it is that we are all connected.
Wherever you are, we hope you find something here to help you reflect on your time in lockdown, when billions of people all around the world were told to Stay at Home!