Meet Bestselling Illustrator Pete Oswald!

Streaming live during select Book Fair Family Events.

A gotta-be-there moment for families

There’s a Book Fair celebrity coming to Family Events this season for a live virtual visit! Pete Oswald, the illustrator of the Food Group series will read from The Sour Grape, show kids how to draw a character from the story, and answer your students’ questions. It’s a next-level Book Fair experience families will never forget

Pete will appear live via Scholastic’s virtual read-aloud platform, Storyvoice, on these can’t-miss dates:

  • Thursday, April 25, at 6pm ET
  • Thursday, May 2, at 6pm ET
Join the Event

How to host

1. Schedule a Family Event for one of the showtimes above.

2. Invite families to your Family Event using the printable invitation, email, or social media (see below!). Remind them to arrive before the 6pm ET start time.

3. Get ready for story time! Secure a projector or SMART Board, print the activity sheet, and gather markers or pencil crayons.

4. On the day of your Family Event, visit and project the website* onto a large screen so all your kids and their families can read and draw with Pete.

5. Before and after the show, make sure that families have time to shop the Fair with kids.

*We recommend using the Google Chrome browser to access Storyvoice.

Everything you need

Use these resources to invite families to the Book Fair and connect kids with Pete.

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Drawing Activity