Update from May 21:
A recording made on International Book Day of Joseph Coehlo reading a bedtime story.
National Literacy Trust has Tony Ross reading ‘I don’t want to wash my hands!’ and a free e-book offer:
Little Angel Theatre Company special performance of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBJmp1c3XIQ&t=71s
Steve Antony reading from his Mr Panda series: https://www.steveantony.com/storytime
Winnie the Witch stories on the Oxford Owl YouTube channel, including readings by Korky Paul himself (in a wizard’s hat): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCllFxIfCNYQvsRepWxT7n8A/search?query=winnie
If you have been enjoying Joe Wicks’ PE, you might enjoy checking out his CBeebies Bedtime Story! You can watch all of the bedtime stories on BBC iPlayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b00jdlm2/cbeebies-bedtime-stories (you will need to declare you have a TV Licence) or search for #CBeebiesBedtimeStories on YouTube.
NEW! Everybody Worries by John Bergerman, a picture book written for children about worries:
NEW! Winnie and Wilbur Stay at Home by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul:
Scottish Booktrust has videos of their author events with some fantastic authors including Marjorie Blackman, Kwame Alexander, Anthony Horowitz, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Patrick Ness and Joseph Coehlo.
If you are looking for ideas for books, CILIP has created a series of films of librarians and writers recommending a wonderful range of diverse children’s books. We are keeping an eye out for some gems for the school library!
The Old Vic will be streaming a number of productions from its archive on its YouTube channel, starting with A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness on June 5th (guidance is for age 10+). Read about it here: https://www.oldvictheatre.com/whats-on/2020/your-old-vic (you have to scroll to the bottom – look for Our Shows!).