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Michelle Obama Will Read Popular Kids’ Picture Books in Free Live-Streaming Series

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In the hopes to continue to shape and educate our youth, former first lady Michelle Obama is dedicating her Mondays to reading her favorite children’s books — which she will read aloud in a free live-stream for kids stuck at home.  “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” starting today(4/20) at noon ET, running through May 11. The project is a collaboration with PBS Kids.

Each of Michelle Obama’s reading will be live-streamed simultaneously on PBS Kids’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page. The videos will remain available for on-demand viewing on each platform afterward.

The four books Obama is reading are:

April 20 – “The Gruffalo” written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler;

April 27 – “There’s a Dragon in Your Book” , written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott;

May 4 – “Miss Maple’s Seeds”  story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler; and Eric Carle’s

May 11 – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.”, illustrated, and written by Eric Carle

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