The Frist loves families!

Storytime with the Frist is online! Enjoy trilingual readings of selected stories, shared in English and Spanish and interpreted in ASL.


Whoever You Are
Written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Leslie Staub

This beautifully illustrated book celebrates both similarities and differences of the human family.  

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World.


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Enjoy these additional activities related to this story and the Rina Banerjee exhibition.
Unity in Art video with unified shape and color drawing activity
Sculpture in the Round video with sculpture self-portraits activity



Upcoming Storytime Videos and Activities

November 9
Same, Same but Different
Written and illustrated by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

Elliot lives in America, and Kailash lives in India. By exchanging letters and pictures, they learn that their worlds might look different, but they are actually very similar.

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World.


December 14
Little Red
Written and illustrated by Bethan Woollvin

On her way to Grandma’s house, Little Red meets a wolf with a terrible plan. That might scare some children, but not this girl! Little Red knows what the wolf is up to, and she’s not going to let him get away with it.

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World.



Past Storytimes


Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth welcomes new arrivals to our planet, introduces them to our Earthling ways, and reminds them that no one is ever alone on planet Earth.

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition Jitish Kallat: Return to Sender.

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F Is for Flag
Written by Wendy Cheyette Lewison and illustrated by Barbara Duke

The American flag fills us with hope and pride. F Is for Flag reminds us of how our flag brings together people in America.

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition Mel Ziegler: Flag Exchange.

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Flowers Are Calling
written by Rita Gray and illustrated by Kenard Pak

This beautifully illustrated book invites the reader to marvel at the harmony of the natural world as plants, animals, and insects all play a role in the life of the forest.  

This story is shared in conjunction with the exhibition J.M.W. Turner: Quest for the Sublime.

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