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february, 2019

03febsunKids In The Cliff: For the Love of William Steig!11:00 am - 11:45 am Event Type :Kids Storytelling

Kids In The Cliff: For the Love of William Steig!

Event Details

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble – William Steig, 1969
Shrek! – William Steig, 1990

Valentine’s is around the corner, and love is in our hearts. Some kids looove love, and some say it’s mushy! There are lots of kinds of love, and the kind most kids know best is family love. Celebrate the love of parents and kids with Steig’s best-known book, the classic story of Sylvester, a woeful donkey who made a wonky wish, and then follow it up with the wacky love story that inspired the movie Shrek and its spin-offs. Pro tip: don’t write your book report based on the Hollywood plot. Come join us and see for yourself why Steig has continually captured kids’ imaginations and inspired generations of children’s book writers and illustrators. See you in the kids’ section!

*Special note for parents: As usual, we’ll have related extra books on hand in case you are looking for other excellent picture books we recommend! Particular emphasis is placed on striking illustrations, great graphic design or standout writing. Titles may be brand new, old treasures, from home, our kids’ section or the local library, but they are always picked with love and a sense of adventure. If there’s a book you’d love, consider our ordering service!

Kids In The Cliff storytime at The Wild Detectives is every Sunday morning at 11. As people who’ve been there, we strive to select themes or titles that will be interesting enough to pique not only children’s, but also the attending adults’ curiosity. It’ll be about a 30-45 minute read each time with something different and fun for the kids–that’s going to be interesting; we can’t wait to see what they come up with.

All ages are welcome.

On Sunday mornings, bring your kids and infuse them with a love of reading.

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Kids In The Cliff is organized by Lanie DeLay, who has worked at Dallas Contemporary, the Dallas Public Library, Hamon Arts Library at SMU, at area preschools and the School For The Blind in Austin. She has written for Glasstire and Art&Seek, and she tutors children in early reading skills at Dealey Montessori. When she isn’t looking at art or reading with kids, she’s reading about art or looking for a new read.

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(Sunday) 11:00 am - 11:45 am


The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas