Laughter is the best medicine they say and here’s “50 FUNNY COVID POEMS FOR CHILDREN” the world’s first humorous Covid poetry collection written and illustrated by Christy Shoba the author of the Honor book “Maharani the Cow” (South Asian Book Awards 2018). This collection of 50 Covid poems published by Corktree publishers is for immediate release. It will be available in paperback format on amazon and other platforms and in the eBook format on amazon. It is for the age group 6 to 15yrs.

Super spreader Susan,
Is a bit of cold poison
When she picked the flu,
She passed it without clue……..

With a burst of rhyming words, this collection is what children around the world have been waiting for; it has indeed been a long wait.”50 FUNNY COVID POEMS FOR CHILDREN” is a collection of whimsical rhymes and wacky illustrations. It evolves around Covid and the subsequent lockdowns that followed. Quaint characters like super spreader Susan, sanitizer Sabrina Agner, Christopher copper pandemic stopper pop up throughout the book. The mask-mania, sanitizer- frenzy, cleanliness obsessions, bitter portion formulas aka home remedy blunders, online school escapades and all the pandemonium that kicked up in the pandemic has been portrayed humorously in this book.

Poetry has never failed to entertain and this poetry collection is a rhyming delight with its catchy beats, varied rhyme schemes and clever rhyming words. It will be a great read –aloud and it is also thought to play the role of a cathartic as children head back to school.

Poetry can spark the imagination of children; awaken their creativity, urge them to indulge in creating art on their own. Reading poetry liberates them and fires up their curiosity to pursue varied forms of art and literature, something away from the mundane lesson books. Children getting back to school definitely need a tinge of pure joy in the form of poetry and this poetry collection will not fail them.