Digging Deeper with Denver Public Library

The Denver Public Library recommends these library resources to enhance your experience at Disney’s Winnie the Pooh.

This beautiful new musical stage adaption is told with stunning life-sized puppetry through the eyes of the characters we all know and love, in a new story from the Hundred Acre Wood. Following a record-breaking New York premiere in 2021 and a spring 2022 run in Chicago, Winnie the Pooh comes to the Newman Center for the Performing Arts featuring the Sherman Brothers’ classic Grammy Award-winning music along with new songs as well.


READ

Five Stories by Anna Alter (Chapter Book)

Gently humourous stories set on Sprout Street, where five animals with distinctive personalities share an apartment building.

Catalina Incognito by Jennifer Torres (Chapter Book)

Eight-year-old Catalina inherits a magical sewing kit from Tia Abuela that can sew enchanted disguises.

Where’s Halmoni by Julie Kim (Graphic Novel)

A brother and sister visit the house of their Halmoni (grandmother) only to find her missing. Their search takes them through an enchanted doorway to a land of magical creatures in this sweet story inspired by Korean mythology.


WATCH

Vivo directed by Kirk DeMicco (2022, DVD)

Human girl Gabi and Kinkajou Vivo team up on a journey to deliver a long lost love letter in this adventure set in Cuba and Florida. Have your tissues handy for the beginning!

The Little Bird and the Squirrel (2014) directed by Lena van Doehren

This whimsical wordless animation follows autumn rivals bird and squirrel as they band together to outsmart fox. Stream it on Kanopy, free to all Denver residents with your library card.


LISTEN

Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake, read by Michael Boatman

Unlikely roommates Badger (set in his ways) and Skunk (full of chaotic energy) come to life in this laugh-out-loud story told with spirited voice acting.

The Very Very Far North: A Story for Gentle Readers and Listeners by Dan Bar-el, read by Dan Campbell

Listen to embedded audio while reading the physical book. Tola, who lives in Lagos, Nigeria, enjoys everyday adventures in three endearing stories of family, friendship and the strength of the small.

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