Child to Child stories for health education

(Last edited: Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 9:28 PM)

Each of these storybooks deals with a different health topic. They are intended to support science, social studies, and environmental science, home economics or health science curricula and of course, English language! Each book has been written by an experienced educationalist in conjunction with a team of health and language specialists

  • Abdul and Seri – and how children with diarrhoea need liquid just as a flower needs water
  • Bad Medicine – and why you should never monkey about with drugs without asking a health worker
  • Basim and Bloog – and why sometimes it is time to clean up
  • Cricket Land – and why playing too near the road could make you OUT for life
  • The Day The Earth Shook – and how children helped each other and the whole community after it had happened
  • Dirty Water – and how children can look after their health through their choice of water
  • Fatima Gregoire and the Others – learning the real truth about HIV/AIDS from someone who has the virus himself and has learned to think positively
  • Filthy The Fly – and why he fears children
  • Half Size Health Workers – and how a young man called ‘the beard’ helped some twelve-year old ‘freedom fighters for health’ show the adults how to promote their rights
  • The Hare’s Revenge – and how to keep wells clean; what makes them dirty and dangerous
  • How Newport School Got Greener – thanks to help from some children and their parents
  • I Had A Flower – water for life
  • Jumpy the Germ – and how the flu works
  • The Killers’ Committee – and why Mr Polio and his friends fear the older children who tell everyone about immunisation
  • The Lion Has Fever – and how the clever partridges saved his life by keeping him cool and giving him the right drinks
  • The Little Girl On The Step – and how Julio and Marta made friends with her and made sure she did well at school before she even got there
  • The Market Dentist – and what happens if you don’t look after your teeth properly
  • Not Just A Cold – and how Andrew saved the life of his baby sister because he knew the ‘signs’
  • Old Chicken Eyes – and why not eating fruit and vegetables can seriously affect your chances of catching your dinner
  • The Prince Who Smelled Smoky – and why it isn’t really cool to start puffing without thinking first
  • Sam and Dina – and how looking after my little sister made me a star
  • The Song Competition – and why you need to treat lice, not pretend you do not have them
  • Soonam Is Hungry – what happens when she bites you, what to do then and how to stop her from spending malaria
  • Uncle George Feeds His Baby – how he wanted the best food for her and, in the end, listened to what the children learnt in school
  • Wally the Worm – and why we should all give him the red card
  • Zzzizi Drinks Blood – and how malaria happens

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