Happy Children’s Book Day! We’re celebrating this day by bringing you three virtual Story Times, plus some Story Time recommendations from our team. Keep reading to learn more.
P.S. Did you know that your library card gives you access to a world of ebooks and audiobooks, even when the libraries are closed? Click here to learn about the Libby app and how you can access books for free.
Airen reads “They All Saw a Cat”
We miss having Story Time with you every day. But we’re excited that our team members have been able to do virtual Story Times instead! Click here to listen to Airen read “They All Saw a Cat.”
Guiding Question: What do you notice about the way different animals see the cat? How is it different from how you and I see cats?
Marjorie reads “Ten Little Caterpillars”
Ten little caterpillars are on the move! Click here to listen to Marjorie read this Story Time classic!
Guiding Question: What did you notice about the caterpillars? What did you notice about the butterflies?
Elena reads “Bee”
We’re buzzing with excitement over our last virtual Story Time for the day! Click here to listen to Elena read one of her favorite books, “Bee.”
Guiding Question: What did you notice about the plants and places the bee visits? What did you notice about the flowers?
Story Time favorites!
We asked the Story Time experts (our team members!) to share some of their favorite children’s books with us and they didn’t disappoint! Check out their recommendations below.- “A Beetle is Shy” by Dianna Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long
– “Who Will Plant a Tree?” by Jerry Pallotta
– “Fish Eyes” by Lois Ehlert
– “The Very Busy Spider” by Eric Carle
– “Little Owl’s Day” by Divya Srinivasan
Guide Story Time with this organizer
Story Time can be a great time for your child to ask questions, make observations, and more. Our educators have created this graphic organizer to help you explore story themes with your young reader. Click here to download it and use it for your favorite nature-themed story.
Behind the scenes!
Everyone loves a good story, including Bob the Blanding’s turtle! Airen recently read Bob a book all about Blanding’s turtles.