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IASC, Inter-Agency Standing Committee
This story-book is a sequel to “My Hero is You: How kids can fight COVID-19”. In this new story, Ario a fantasy creature who travels the world helping children find hope in the future and joy in simple pleasures, returns to help children addressing the concerns of this phase of the pandemic. The book is built on the survey responses from more than 5000 children, parents, caregivers and teachers around the world on the challenges they continue to face in the second year of the pandemic. This story-book is primarily aimed for children in the ages 6-11 and provides a vivid illustration of the impact of COVID-19 of children’s mental health and wellbeing.