Birdie and the Virus

Cover of the children's book, Birdie and the Virus

A virus has made Birdie’s friends sick! Birdie feels lonely and worried. What if everyone stays sick forever? But the doctors and nurses are there to help.

‘Birdie and the Virus’ is part of the Birdie’s Tree storybook series developed by Children’s Health Queensland through the Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health.

Birdie and the Virus has been specifically designed to support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of babies and young children, their parents and families, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Birdie and the Virus storybook is also available as an animated video and sing-along to help children understand the importance of hand hygiene and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.