The “Summer Reading Program”, each kid reads or has 10 books read to them, TD Bank will give your kids $10 each either for a new or an existing account, but the program ends end of the month, 30th September.
Great little program this and essentially free money for your under 18 year olds so got nothing to lose.
An author of children’s books. He bills himself more as a story teller though and if you get a chance to catch him doing a book session, you really should!
He has read at a lot of libraries and it was there that I managed to catch a show, which went on for 45 minutes, stories and a little bit of music, just enough to entertain and keep little minds in tune for.
Binder, has a collection of around 6 traditionally printed books, of which “It ate my sister” and “The bedtime story book” are particularly good collection of stories. He also has a collection of audio books and e-books. The audio books would be great to collect as he has such enthusiasm and energy in his story telling. Of which, is’t a strict reading of his books, but a collection of age appropriate stories, some of which are based on the written tales but many being based off of stories you might recognise, that have either been updated or merged with similar stories, all with great amusement and audience participation.
At the end of the reading session, he did have a collection of audio CD’s and books you could buy, offering them for $10 each instead of the regular $15, and if you bought two, you could get a third for free. These were all signed and personalised. He accepted cash, cheque and credit card, so you don’t have to worry about being caught short if you wanted to buy a book after a showing.
For a list of his free readings, of which seem to be mostly in MA and RI can be found here.