FREE SCREENING (but reserve tickets in advance)!
MO WILLEMS' PIGEON STORIES FROM WESTON WOODS STUDIOS
Sunday, January 18 | 10:30 AM
USA | 2014 | 35 min. | English | New England premiere
A free screening of animated films produced by Scholastic/Weston Woods Studios based on Mo Willems’s popular pigeon books and featuring the voices of Willems and his daughter Trixie. Includes the New England premiere of The Duckling Gets a Cookie, plus familiar favorites, including Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late, and The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog. Everyone who attends will receive a nut free cookie, courtesy of Fancypants Baking Co.—just by asking nicely!
Recommended for age 3-9 (FREE, but reserve tickets in advance).
About Weston Woods Studios
Founded as an educational production studio in 1953 by Morton Shindel, Weston Woods Studios has since produced hundreds of films, CDs, and audiocassettes based on best loved children’s books by some of this country’s most well-known and influential authors and illustrators, such as Maurice Sendak, Lois Lowry, Robert McCloskey, Kevin Henkes and Mo Willems. Weston Woods Studios’ materials are used in more than 50,000 schools and libraries nationwide and are distributed in more than 20 countries. The visionary Shindel demonstrated that faithful picture book adaptations can succeed in whetting children’s appetites for turning and returning to the books on which they are based, helping children develop a lifelong love of reading and literature.
Annual Capital Sponsor
Sponsored in part by a grant from the Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, Waltham & Watertown Cultural Councils