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Popular Authors Take Story Time Online 

click to enlarge Jarret Krosoczka from "Draw Every Day" on YouTube
  • Jarret Krosoczka from "Draw Every Day" on YouTube

Beloved authors and illustrators are doing their part to entertain housebound kids, offering online story times and drawing tutorials. Here's a selection:

  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka — author and illustrator of the Lunch Lady series and the graphic novel Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt With Family Addiction, a National Book Award finalist — is hosting art lessons on YouTube.
  • Author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers, who illustrated the popular picture book The Day the Crayons Quit, is reading one of his books "every day until it's safe to go out again" at 2 p.m. on his Instagram stories. Find recorded stories here.
  • On the Kennedy Center website, artist in residence Mo Willems — of the Elephant and Piggie series and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! fame — invites kids to "grab some paper and pencils, pens or crayons" for a LUNCH DOODLE every weekday at 1 p.m. Episodes can be streamed after they air.
  • The Library of Congress and Scholastic are releasing a weekly video featuring Captain Underpants series author Dav Pilkey drawing and reading aloud. Find it on both the Library of Congress and Scholastic's Facebook pages.
  • Every Monday at 12:30 p.m., Narwhal and Jelly series author Ben Clanton will share drawing videos on Instagram Live.
  • Mac Barnett, author of the Mac B., Kid Spy series and popular picture books including Extra Yarn and Triangle, has started Mac's Book Club Show on Instagram.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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