Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

The war carried the Spanish flu across the world.
Faces grew masks.
Shops and schools wore signs that said, ‘Closed’.
Families nursing the sick drew their curtains together to say their house was quarantined…
From the award-winning creators of Flood, Fire, Cyclone and Drought, comes this powerful story of humanity prevailing during a pandemic.

Shortlist, Educational Picture or Chapter Book
Resource type
Student Resource
Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences
1 November 2020
Print only

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