Here are some links to free online videos about books, reading, and authors. Add more as you find them.

Storyline Online
An online streaming video program featuring famous actors reading children's books aloud. Site includes discussion guide and activities. A program of the Screen Actors Guild.

Jan Brett videos
On her website, Jan Brett has a variety of excellent videos, including "how to draw" features.

Reading Rockets: Video Interviews
Watch Reading Rockets' exclusive video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators.

Curious George.Video |PBS
80 video clips including recycling, mapping

BBC - CBeebies - Story Time
Stories by Show, Theme or A-Z

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