Michelle Obama has been hosting Weekly Story-time sessions (5pm BST every Monday from 20 April until 11 May)
As part of a collaboration with PBS Kids and Penguin Random House, the former US first lady has taken part in a four-week series of videos that has seenher read from treasured children’s books.
April 20, 12 noon ET: THE GRUFFALO Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler
April 27, 12 noon ET: THERE’S A DRAGON IN YOUR BOOK Written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott
May 4, 12 noon ET: MISS MAPLE’S SEEDS Story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler
May 11, 12 noon ET: THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR By Eric Carle
Mondays with Michelle Obama” (#PBSKIDSRead, #ReadTogetherBeTogether) will be livestreamed simultaneously on PBS KIDS’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page, and will remain available for viewing on demand on all of those platforms.