Obama and Sendak on the South Lawn

Storytime was part of this year's White House Easter Egg Roll festivities. Here's a 5 minute video of President Barack Obama reading Maurice Sendak's "Where The Wild Things Are" on the South Lawn of the White House.

The first lady and children followed by reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond.

C-Span has more video here.

Event doubles as a tremendous plug for the upcoming film adaptation of
"Where The Wild Things Are"

Here's the trailer for that:

Thanks to the LibraryThing blog for the lead
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