Queens Museum
Children’s Book Celebration

Join us for the free Queens Museum Children’s Book Celebration! Enjoy live readings and art making presented by local award winning children’s book authors and illustrators in partnership with the Queens Library Summer Reading Program. First 200 attendees get a free poster!

Multilingual Storytime Schedule
12:30–1pm
Mandarin
The Little Red Hen and The Grain
Pandora’s Box

English
Corduroy by Don Freeman
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli

1–1:30pm
Korean
Cloud Bread by Heena Baek
Bean Porridge Grandmother and a Tiger by Joongae So

Spanish
¿Debo compartir mi helado? by Mo Willems
La llama llama rojo pijama by Anna Dewdney

1:30–2pm
English
A Funny Bunny by Harriet Ziefert
Now I’m Big by Karen Katz

Spanish
Colores Picantes by Paula Barragan
María Tenía Una Llamita by Angela Dominguez

2–2:30pm
Bengali
Anna Goes to School by Kati Teague
The Red Umbrella by Nandini
Walking Through the Jungle by Debbie Harter
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, JR

2:30–3pm
English
Duckie’s Rainbow by Frances Barry
I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett
Look! by Jeff Mack

Workshop/Activities Schedule
12–1pm
Origami Time
Join Author/Illustrator Paper Engineer Maestro Sam Ita for crash course in the fine art of origami paper folding.

1–2pm
Character Creation Studio
Join Author/Illustrator Carla Torres for a hands-on art making workshop that invites guest to create their own unique children’s book character inspired by her book Larry And Friends.

1:30–2:30pm
Things That Float & Things That Don’t
Join Illustrator Anna Raff and The Queens Library Discovery Team for this exciting science lab that explores how and why some things sink and some float.

2:45–3:45pm
The Jacket Workshop
Author Kirsten Hall and Illustrator Dasha Tolstikova invite participants to create very special book jackets inspired by their book The Jacket.