There’s a huge amount of resources appearing online with live streaming children’s authors, poets and storytimes.
The Booktrust charity has a great list below, but we’ve also added some extra links to our own favourite bedtime stories and children’s writers for you. Enjoy!
Booktrust Home Time
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.
Here’s some beautiful videos of some well loved picture books for you. Perfect for bedtime.
Where’s My Teddy by Jez Alborough
Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
The Very Hungry Caterpiller by Eric Carle
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd
The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson
The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers
The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Here’s some fab websites with lot’s of information, videos, and games featuring the top children’s authors borrowed from Manchester Libraries.