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Read It & Sleep – “The Mitten”

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Our monthly literacy program for kids!

Enjoy drinks, cookies, and a children’s book read by a guest.

This month’s selection: THE MITTEN by Jan Brett

When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing.

One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see Nicki in the borders of each page, walking through the woods unaware of what is going on.

In her distinctive style, Jan Brett brings the animals to life with warmth and humor, and her illustrations are full of visual delights and details faithful to the Ukrainian tradition from which the story comes.

Come in your pajamas and take home a free copy of THE MITTEN!


October 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Charter Oak Cultural Center

21 Charter Oak Avenue




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