Usborne is launching Play and Learn
at Home, a digital campaign to keep children stimulated during the lockdown,
alongside reducing all its e-books to 99p across all platforms until the end of
Andersen Press has partnered with
Seven Stories to provide weekly virtual story times free of charge throughout
the coronavirus pandemic.
BBC Arts has launched Culture in
Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national
lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend", a puppet
show from Margaret Atwood for Front Row Late, Bac Beatbox Academy’s hit show
Frankenstein and classic Shakespeare with the RSC.
Artists including Sir Antony Gormley,
Grayson Perry and Jeremy Deller have shared ideas for activities during the
Authors and illustrators running
online readings and activity sessions.
English teacher's Facebook lessons an
Minecraft offers free lessons to
Social Media support during school
Lucy Mangan's reading list: Timeless
classics, hilarious capers and new adventures: a tots to teens reading list
that even parents can enjoy.
BBC's Tiny Happy People online
resources, weekly updates.