Reading with children can help them stay safe, calm, connected and hopeful, according to The Reading Agency. Throughout the world wide pandemic, there is uncertainty among adults and children can also pick up on this.

While schools were closed during lockdown, 55% of children reported that they felt stressed. As the pandemic has continued, children’s mental health has continued to be impacted. Supporting children of all ages during these difficult times is vital for their continued development.

The Reading Agency have put together a suggested reading list, ideal for children and young people on helping to address a number of their concerns at this time.