Charlie & the C Monsters

  • Click here to download your own 16-page ‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ comic-colouring book as an A4 PDF. The comic-colouring book is core to the Charlie project, as it allows people to engage actively and at their own pace.
  • Click here to download the film and here to download a version with audio-description  (the audio-described version is also available for viewing below). The film provides a way for people who have no access to a printer, or who cannot access the comic-colouring book for other reasons, to engage with Charlie. If you are working with a group, consider showing the film immediately before they start colouring.
  • Click here to view and download 1-minute films on different topics.
  • Click here to download a PDF ready for bulk printing.
  • Click here to order bulk copies from Together! 2012 CIC.
  • Click here to download the media release.

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‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ film (6m: 40s). Click on it to play.

‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ is a free print-your-own A4 16-page comic/colouring book and 6m: 40s film (or series of 1m short films)  that explain without words how Covid-19 is spread and prevented. With a story by ju90 and artwork by Stickman Communications Ltd, Together! 2012 CIC has produced ‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ to help to communicate more effectively about the virus across language, literacy and impairment barriers. Charlie & the C Monsters is listed as a resource on the and the TES website, and news of it has been shared by Doctors of the World, Aukids, Refugee Council, CARAS (Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers), SEN Books, Wellcome Trust, various Academy Trusts, the Children’s Commissioner, Manchester City Council and many others.

‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ is suitable for all ages and abilities, and is released under a Creative Commons licence. This means it is free for anyone to use and to reproduce, so long as it is not changed or sold commercially. Together! 2012 CIC receives core funding from Arts Council England and the National Lottery Community Fund.

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‘Charlie & the C Monsters’ animation with audio description (6m:40s). Click on it to play.