Press Release Fun: Pooh Release Party
We’ll be hosting a couple important guests next week.
From the press release. *ahem*
PENGUIN YOUNG READERS GROUP WILL UNVEIL AND PRESENT A PERMANENT MURAL FOR THE ORIGINAL WINNIE-THE-POOH STUFFED ANIMALS THAT LIVE IN THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
CHILDREN’S CENTER AT 42 STREET
Join Winnie-The-Pooh and Friends as They Reveal Several Surprises and Begin a New Chapter in the Classic Winnie-The-Pooh Legacy
Jim Dale, Grammy Award-Winning Reader, to Give First Official Reading from the Newly Published
RETURN TO THE HUNDRED ACRE WOODWHAT: On October 5, in conjunction with the publication of Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, the first authorized sequel to the last Winnie-the-Pooh novel in more than 80 years, Penguin Young Readers Group will unveil and present a permanent mural for the original Winnie-the-Pooh stuffed animals that inspired the books — adding another chapter to its long history with Winnie-the-Pooh and the Library. Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, and Tigger have lived at The New York Public Library since 1987 and currently find their home in the Children’s Center at 42nd Street. See history.
Jim Dale, Grammy Award-winning reader who voiced all of the characters in Return to the Hundred Acre Wood, will give the first official read from the new book to school children before the unveiling.
Paul LeClerc, President of The New York Public Library
Don Weisberg, President, Penguin Young Readers Group
Jim Dale, award-winning voice for countless audio books
Children from New York City’s schools
…And a SURPRISE SPECIAL GUEST!
Monday, October 5
Press Check-In: 10:00 AM
Welcome: 10:30 AM
Jim Dale Reading: 10:45 AM
Surprise Unveiling / Photo Opportunities: 10:55 AM
Children’s Center at 42nd Street
The New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
(Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street)
Sabrina Strauss / Goodman Media International
(212) 576-2700 / (917) 576-8941 (cell) / firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL PRESS MUST RSVP IN ORDER TO BE CREDENTIALED
Except me, of course. I work there. Ho ho!
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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