Brightly Storytime Live!

Celebrate a new school year with a special Brightly Storytime LIVE! Whether your little one is back in a classroom or continuing to learn from home, this storytime will help get everyone excited for the new semester! This event features school-themed stories plus picks that promote emotional well-being and self-confidence. Submit your child's question to the authors for a chance to have it answered live, and make the moment even more exciting with an exclusive downloadable activity packet*.

Join Brightly Storytime host Ms. Linda as you follow along with readings from:

Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Becoming Vanessa) Meg Fleming (Sounds Like School Spirit) Alexandra Penfold (Big Feelings) Divya Srinivasan (What I Am) Kira Willey (Breathe Like A Bear) Check out Brightly Storytime on YouTube for even more fun storytime videos and visit Brightly for reading tips, book recommendations, and more!

Looking for more reads? Explore the brand-new Brightly Shop for curated book picks, sortable by age and interests!

  • Packets will be sent via email one week prior to the event. This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom. You will need access to a computer or other device that is capable of accessing and sufficient Internet access. If you have not used Zoom before, you may consider referencing Getting Started with Zoom. To protect attendee privacy, this will be a webinar-style event with no microphone or camera access available for attendees. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by Penguin Random House's Virtual Events Code of Conduct. Can't make the live event? Register anyway! All registrants will receive a link to a recording after the event.