Saturday Morning Stories and More at Children’s Book World

Andrew & PollyMarch 23: Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert
By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and perform friendly, engaging music for children of all ages. Their folksy vocal harmony and cornucopia of acoustic instruments (mandolins, accordions, ukeleles, shakers, bananas) delight kids and parents alike. All ages, http://andrewandpolly.com

 

 


Caroline Arnold

March 30: Caroline Arnold Butterfly Storytime & Book Signing
Join award-winning local author Caroline Arnold for an introduction to her entertaining and informative new book, Butterflies in Room 6: See How They Grow. Kindergarteners raise butterflies from egg to adult in this close-up look at the insect life cycle. Astonishing photographs show the life cycle of the painted lady butterfly, from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to adult. Painted lady butterfly coloring fun will follow Caroline’s presentation. Ages 4 – 8

 

 


Antoinette Portis

April 6: Antoinette Portis Storytime & Book Signing
Join award-winning author/illustrator Antoinette Portis for a reading of her delightful new book, Hey, Water!, a drawing demonstration, and an activity where fans will be doing crayon drawings of their own. Join a spunky young girl as she explores her surroundings and sees that water is everywhere. But water doesn’t always look the same, it doesn’t always feel the same, and it shows up in lots of different shapes. Water can be a lake, it can be steam, it can be a tear, or it can even be a snowman. Ages 3 – 7

 

 


Irena Eide

April 13: Little Folkies Mini-Concert with Irena Eide
Children’s Book World is excited to be hosting a Little Folkies mini-concert with Irena Eide! Little Folkies is a folk music program for young children based in the San Francisco Bay Area and now expanding to Los Angeles. Little Folkies nurtures a love of traditional acoustic folk music and inspires families to sing and play together while connecting with their musical roots. During the concert you’ll find yourself passionately bursting out singing animal noises, swaying to the music, and having a grand time! All ages

 

 


Michael Paul Shark

April 20: Michael Paul Shark Storytime & Book Signing
Join Michael Paul for a fun-filled, interactive storytime reading of his new book, Chomp: A Shark Romp. Discover different species of sharks in this nonfiction picture book with simple text and bold illustrations. Some sharks are gentle, and some sharks are fierce. Some are awake in the day, and some are awake at night. Some eat almost anything, and some are very picky. Take young explorers on a deep dive through the ocean full of sharks! Ages 2 – 6

 

 


Andrew & PollyApril 27: Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert
By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and perform friendly, engaging music for children of all ages. Their folksy vocal harmony and cornucopia of acoustic instruments (mandolins, accordions, ukeleles, shakers, bananas) delight kids and parents alike. All ages, http://andrewandpolly.com