Quarantine doesn't have to be all bad; it can actually be a lot of fun You can ride bikes, play trains, build forts, and watch cartoons. You wash your hands and wear your masks, but you can also bake cookies, sing songs, and write letters.
We Had Fun in Quarantine is a lighthearted account of what one family does to make quarantine fun, as told through the eyes of a child. The colorful illustrations and catchy rhythm seek to capture the imagination of children and make parents laugh as they recall the challenges and fun that they had in quarantine with their little ones.
Written with beginning readers in mind, this children's book serves as an excellent tool for educators and parents alike. It also offers young children a platform to discuss this historic pandemic, the effect that it has had on their lives, and the fun they had in quarantine.
About the Author
About the AuthorLacey J. Heinz is a reading enthusiast. Her love of reading was cultivated by her mother at an early age. As a child, she dreamed of sharing her affinity for reading with other children and one day becoming an author. Now that dream is coming true. Lacey has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education as well as a Reading Minor. In 2018, she received a master's in Education. Lacey lives in Puyallup, Washington, with her husband and two children, who were the inspiration for this story. About the IllustratorHannah Moore has been drawing since she could hold a pencil, and learned how to paint from her mother who is a watercolor artist. Also an avid reader and storyteller, she began creating and illustrating her own stories for fun at a young age. Eventually, her love of books and art would lead her to major in both Graphic Design and Creative Writing. She lives in Seattle, Washington, where she is a Graphic Designer by day and an aspiring novelist by night. Lacey and Hannah have wanted to work together on a children's book since they were in middle school. This project is a testament to their friendship and their dedication to achieving their goals.