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Books for topics – lockdown stories

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PDF of KS1 book topic

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Years 1-3


Travel the world and learn about inspiring stories of lockdown with illustrators from the UK to Iran, Canada and more, with this KS1 book topic from Carey Fluker-Hunt.

Thoughtful, diverse and packed with realistic recipes for joy and hope, this is a book to treasure – not only as a record of a momentous year, but as an inspiration for the future.

From watching the world with new eyes and appreciating an unexpected moment of calm, to putting on your party hat for an impromptu performance, there’s a wealth of ideas in these pages to kickstart explorations and discoveries, and the format encourages participation and sharing.

Carey Fluker Hunt is a freelance writer, creative learning consultant and founder of Cast of Thousands (, a teacher’s resource featuring a selection of the best children’s books and related cross-curricular activities.

Books for topics – lockdown stories

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