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

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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

WatchKnowLearn
Check Directory under Language Arts - Reading - Literature