Celebrity Storytimes to Lift Spirits Amid Coronavirus
Some actors will read stories that they played a part in—like Auli'i Cravalho, who voiced Moana in Disney’s Moana.
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Visit the Save with Stories Instagram page for all of the storytimes.
Harry Potter at Home
As part of the Wizarding World's new Harry Potter at Home Portal, actors and other special celebs will read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone aloud, chapter by chapter each week. This week, Daniel Radcliffe, better known as Harry Potter himself, reads the first chapter "The Boy Who Lived."
A variety of celebrity authors and illustrators are joining Romper’s #OperationStorytime and reading their stories on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Some taking part include:
For more of Romper’s author storytimes, search #OperationStorytime on Instagram and Twitter.
Disney Magic Moments
As part of Disney’s efforts to bring Disney magic into the homes of families everywhere while we’re staying safe inside, stars from your kids’ favorite Disney movies are reading Disney stories aloud for you to enjoy.
Some Disney story read alongs by stars include:
For the whole collection of #DisneyMagicMoments Storytime, visit the Disney Magic Moments website or search the hashtag on Twitter.
Goodnight with Dolly
Dolly Parton is reading weekly bedtime stories from the Imagination Library, including “The Little Engine That Could,” “Llama Llama Red Pajama,” and “Goodnight with Dolly.” For all episodes of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, visit the YouTube channel.
Every week, Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton will read a new story that they picked out from “Julie’s Library” via the Julie’s Library podcast. It launches on April 29.
Monday's with Michelle Obama
In collaboration with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS, the former First Lady of the United States will be reading favorites like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, There's a Dragon in Your Book, and more on Mondays at 12pm on the PBS KIDS Facebook and Youtube channel through May 11.
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