Celebrities, authors, illustrators, beloved animated characters, and educators are available to you at home for online storytelling sessions. We've found some good ones to get you started.
If you have Amazon Prime, look for Bookaboo - a really fun kids show featuring a puppet named Bookaboo who has to have a daily story fix. He gets his satisfaction when celebrities read children's stories to him. BTW, if you don't have Amazon Prime, you can find Bookaboo on YouTube for free.
Storyline Online, a program of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, features celebrated actors reading children’s books. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
Tim Hartman, Storyteller
Tim Hartman, Storyteller and native Pittsburgher, has been professionally acting, singing, writing, cartooning and storytelling for nearly 40 years. He's committed to posting a new story every day on his blog.
Center For Puppetry Arts
The Center For Puppetry Arts is livestreaming stories every day. Check their website for a schedule of stories and times then head over to their Facebook page to see the live stream.
How to Find More
For even more suggestions, check out this article from Romper which has links to authors who are grabbing their favorite books and have recorded themselves reading. Or, according to CoolProgeny, you can "search the hashtag #OperationStoryTime on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to find a beloved author."
Here are some of their recommendations: