Lockdown Lit: Unlocked minds – a collection of children’s short stories written during the COVID-19 pandemic


Lockdown Lit: Unlocked minds – a collection of children’s short stories written during the COVID-19 pandemic

Steven Lane
Release Date: 05/10/2020
Pages: 96
Published: 2020
ISBN: 9781912969166
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9781912969166
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Lockdown Lit: Unlocked minds – a collection of children’s short stories written during the COVID-19 pandemic

About the Book: This book of short stories and poems is a compilation of the winners of the Lockdown Lit Prize for Children. Entrants were invited to write about anything they chose. The competition aimed to provide a release for imaginations pent up by lockdown. The number of entries was far greater than anticipated, with the stories arriving individually, in school groups and some from overseas! There were poems, picture stories, funny stories, scary stories and some that were very personal. 

The stories were put into three categories based on age, not subject matter. The standard of entry was very high – it was clear that the teachers and parents have been doing their job on developing their children’s writing skills. Any profits from the book will go to the NHS Charity. 

About the Editor: Steven Lane is the Commissioning Editor for Child’s Eye – the children’s literature section of Redshank Books. He previously worked in FE and HE and the public and private sector. 

Lockdown Lit is a Child’s Eye publication. Child’s Eye is the new home for children’s literature in the Redshank imprint of Libri Publishing. Designed to appeal to children and parents Child's Eye publishes quirky stories with an edge that deal with a variety of subjects from the child’s viewpoint. Scary, cruel, or just downright funny these stories invite the discerning reader to step into the weird and sometimes disconcerting world of a child’s imaginings. Child's Eye books can also address issues affecting children such as bullying, family difficulties and health and can provide the stimulus for valuable conversations.

 

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