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Saturday, April 3, 11:30 AM ET
Story Time: Klaas Verplancke presents The King’s Golden Beard
Acclaimed author-illustrator Klaas Verplancke joins Greenlight (virtually!) all the way from Belgium to share his new picture book, The King’s Golden Beard! The lush, golden royal beard is a wondrous thing—especially to the king himself. He spends his days admiring and grooming it, and passes laws making it a crime for anyone else’s face to sport even a single hair. As the people of the kingdom nervously shave daily, the royal beard grows and grows until it appears at the palace’s back gate. Fans of Tomi Ungerer’s mischievous humor and Jon Agee’s sly morality tales will be delighted by this picture book about a long, long beard and its short-sighted royal owner. Join Verplancke for a morning of reading, crafts, and lots of laughs at the king’s expense at this Saturday story time!