How can picture books show young readers when it's okay to disobey?
Launching here at ALAMW, Noodlephant (Enchanted Lion Books) is a book about a noodle-loving elephant who pushes back against unfair laws, with messages about hospitality, creative resistance, and community action.
Join author Jacob Kramer and illustrator K-Fai Steele for a reading and a vibrant discussion about how picture books can scaffold critical thinking about authority, power, and compliance, and about how we can offer a joyful way to engage children in the remaking of our world.
Book signing to follow!
We're tripling down on the fun for this special storytime featuring some of our friends from Enchanted Lion. We'll feature the creators of the following books for storytime: Jacob Kramer and K-Fai Steele (Noodlephant), Zoey Abbott (Finn's Feather), and Mark Riddle (Margarash).