Monday story-times with Michelle Obama.
Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS are collaborating with former First Lady, Michelle Obama, in support of the “Read Together, Be Together” literacy initiative on Facebook and YouTube.
Monday story-times with Michelle Obama
On Monday, April 20, at 12 noon (ET), “Mondays with Michelle Obama” will kick off a four-week series of videos that will feature Mrs. Obama reading aloud from beloved children’s books (one book every Monday through May 11). “Mondays with Michelle Obama” will be livestreamed simultaneously on PBS KIDS’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page, and will remain available for viewing on demand on all of those platforms immediately thereafter.
The four books Mrs. Obama will read are:
April 20, 12 noon ET: THE GRUFFALO Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler
April 27, 12 noon ET: THERE’S A DRAGON IN YOUR BOOK Written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott
May 4, 12 noon ET: MISS MAPLE’S SEEDS Story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler
May 11, 12 noon ET: THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR By Eric Carle