Corona Chronicles: Michelle Obama Launches Children’s Book Reading Series

Michelle Obama Launches  Children’s Book Reading Series

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Michelle Obama took to Twitter to share that she will read stories to children stuck at home. The former first lady partnered with PBS Kids, Penguin Young Readers and Random House Children’s Books for the initiative.

Each Monday, Obama will read some of her favorite children’s books. The series provides an opportunity for children to practice their reading skills while giving parents a break during the pandemic.

“I can’t wait to share the magic of storytelling with kids everywhere by reading a beloved children’s book every Monday,” she tweeted.

Obama launched the program this week by reading The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

Children can watch Obama read books each Monday on PBS Kids’ YouTube and Facebook pages.