WGBH and Boston Promote Summer reading
WGBH’s Kids Media Matters and the City of Boston are partnering this summer to promote reading to local children. WGBH President Jon Abbott, VP for Children’s Media and Educational Programming Brigid Sullivan, and special friend Arthur joined Mayor Tom Menino at the Tadpole Playground on Boston on July 15 to announce that WGBH will give 5,000 books to the City of Boston’s ReadBoston Storymobile Program. Among the books being donated are Arthur’s Reading Race by Marc Brown; Martha and Skits by Susan Meddaugh; and Curious George Finds a Friend, adapted by Steven Krensky.
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