On each of the new dates, two videos from “Mondays with Michelle Obama” will live-stream back-to-back on Facebook and YouTube, with the former First Lady being joined by surprise guests for one of the two children’s books she will read aloud.
The story times “Mondays with Michelle Obama” began on April 20 on Facebook and YouTube, in support of Penguin Random House’s recently launched “Read Together, Be Together“ literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’s “Read-Along” effort.
“Mondays with Michelle Obama” are livestreamed simultaneously at 12:00PM EDT on
, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page. It will be available for viewing on-demand on all of those platforms immediately thereafter.
The additional episodes of “Mondays
“Giraffe Problems” written by Jory John; illustrated by Lane Smith; and
“The Bear Ate Your Sandwich” with a surprise guest, written and illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach.
“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss; and
“Can I Be Your Dog?” with a surprise guest, written and illustrated by Troy Cummings.
A suite of activities, tips, and resources for each of the books that Obama will read are available at
, and companion literacy resources are available on
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