The Teensy Weensy Virus: Book and Song for Preschoolers

The Teensy Weensy Virus: Book and Song for Preschoolers

The Teensy Weensy Virus: Book and Song for Preschoolers

The Teensy Weensy Virus: Book and Song for Preschoolers


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COVID-19 is a big deal--but with all that adults have to worry about, it's easy to overlook the pandemic's impact on children. This book provides a great way for parents and caregivers to introduce and reinforce the importance of safety measures to children, while giving kids the opportunity to ask questions and share their feelings. Embracing the latest science, The Teensy Weensy Virus pairs simple, kid-friendly explanations with bright, colorful illustrations, while offering additional resources for adults and an informative song to help lighten the mood as families engage with this serious topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781954003002
Publisher: Sherri L. Rose, LLC
Publication date: 12/14/2020
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 2 - 10 Years

About the Author

Sherri L. Rose grew up in Richmond, Virginia. As a retired pediatric and family nurse practitioner, as well as a hospice and palliative care nurse, she recognizes the critical importance of helping children understand what is happening during the pandemic that is currently sweeping the globe. COVID-19 has created so much stress, anxiety, grief, and loss for adults - imagine what children must think, but be unable to express!

Inspired by her concerns for the smallest among us - as well as by her own significant grief over not being able to hug her grandchildren during quarantine - Sherri began to write this book to help preschoolers understand what's going on and why all of us have to follow new rules. As a mother of three daughters and three stepdaughters, as well as a grandmother to many more, she hopes that the resources found in this book will be useful to parents and caregivers all over the world.

Megan Brawand is a fifteen-year-old sophomore at Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Virginia. Megan loves to draw, paint, and create digital artwork as a way of combining her thoughts and feelings. Her artwork has been included at several local art exhibits. In 2018, at age thirteen, she created a painting that was chosen for display at Crossroads Art Center in Richmond, Virginia.

Megan's other interests include theatre production, sci-fi themes, and vintage automobiles. She plans to attend college to pursue a career in concept art so she may create illustrations that convey a writer's ideas prior to production. Megan is humbled and honored to collaborate with this author on such a wonderful book!

Sherri wrote the lyrics for "The Teensy Weensy Virus" with a little help from the Gregory Brothers, a Brooklyn-based quartet specializing in comedy music. Evan David Gregory arranged the musical score, which can be purchased at The arrangement makes for a great song for string players and new pianists.

In addition to their work on "The Teensy Weensy Virus," the Gregory Brothers are the creators of the video series "Auto-Tune the News" and "Songify This." You can watch their videos, which have been viewed over one billion times, at

Table of Contents

  1. Endorsements
  2. Title Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Quote from Nelson Mandela
  5. Introduction for Parents and Caregivers
  6. Text for Children
  7. Song Lyrics
  8. Musical Score
  9. Online Resources
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