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22
June
10:00 am

Fox Weekend Literacy Event- Free!

Join us and our local literacy-related friends for the annual Fox Tucson Theatre Literacy Event!

  • Engage in fun and hands-on literacy activities
  • Join a storytime
  • Meet story characters
  • Get free books and other goodies
  • Watch Academy Award Winning/Nominated book-related animated short movies (see below)
  • Great for ages 5-11
  • ALL FREE!

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Movies

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011)

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore won over a dozen film festivals and the 2012 Academy Award for best animated short. Not only is this beautiful movie all about books, but it has itself been turned into a picture book by legendary children’s book writer William Joyce.

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Room on the Broom (2012)

Room on the Broom is a half hour animated film based on the wonderful children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Room on the Broom is a magical tale about friendship and family from Magic Light Pictures, the producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child. Room on the Broom earned an animated short Oscar nomination in 2014.