The Teensy Weensy Virus: Book and Song for Preschoolers by Sherri L. Rose provides a way for parents and caregivers to reinforce the importance of safety measures such as wearing masks, washing hands, and social distancing, for children. The Teensy Weensy Virus will give kids the opportunity to ask questions and share their feelings. This book pairs simple, kid-friendly explanation with bright, colorful illustrations, while offering additional resources for adults and an informative song(sung to the tune of The Itsy Bitsy Spider) to help lighten the mood as families engage with this serious topic.
About author: Sherri L. Rose is a retired pediatric and family nurse practitioner, as well as a hospice and palliative care nurse, who recognizes the critical importance of helping children understand what is happening during this pandemic. Sheri wrote this book to help preschoolers understand what is going on and why all of us must follow new rules.