“Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Storytimes with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS

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Monday, April 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm


Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.  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” (#PBSKIDSRead, #ReadTogetherBeTogether) 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

Contact:

Cost: Free
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS
Organizer Phone: Not Provided
Organizer Email: Not Provided

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