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October 2020

Todd Parr Helping Kids Cope: Fishy in the Sea – It’s Okay To Be Different

October 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Join Book and Puppet Co.'s Andy Laties and Rebecca Migdal for an interactive story hour and puppet show for kids about why it's okay to be different. This program is based on Todd Parr's "Fishy in the Sea" and "It's Okay to be Different" children's books.

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Todd Parr Helping Kids Cope: Rocky Raccoon – The Goodbye Book

October 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am EDT
Free

Join Andy Laties and Rebecca Migdal in this interactive storytime with puppets based on author Todd Parr's "Rocky Raccoon" and "The Goodbye Book."

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Hopes High: Kids share their Covid-19 Experience through Writing and Illustrations, with Editor Deb’e Taylor

October 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm EDT
Free

Editor Deb'e Taylor interviews seven young authors who live all over the US, who created images and text about how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Their book "Hopes High" is an inspiring collection of poetry, stories and comics. The young authors also perform some of their work.

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November 2020

Britannica Virtual Quiz Show

November 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

With host and encyclopedia editor, Christopher Lloyd A fantastic virtual event, perfect for schools, festivals, bookshops, and museums! Based on the Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia Held over Zoom, there are 8 rounds of quizzes and a grand finale – with Book & Puppet Company gift-certificate prizes to win! When: Nov 1, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88076015397 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13017158592,,88076015397#

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Rebecca Thornburgh: A Kid’s Guide to Illustrating Books

November 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Free

"When I was seven, I announced at the dinner table that when I grew up, I was going to be a bookmaker. Everybody laughed. But ever since I can remember, making books — creating stories and pictures — was what I wanted to do. So, now that I’m more or less a grownup, I’m more or less a bookmaker. I’ve been illustrating children’s books (and other stuff for children) full-time since 1996. My very first book, Celtic Designs, was published…

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Todd Parr Helping Kids Cope: Bubble Wrap Fruit – The I Love You Book

November 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am EST
Free

Join Book and Puppet's Andy Laties and Rebecca Migdal for a fun puppet show and interactive story hour featuring Todd Parr's  "I Love You Book."

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