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Here you will find readings of books by authors and celebrities.

  • Melania Trump Reads Party Animals at White House Easter Egg Roll (2017-04-17): Melania Trump read the Party Animals by Kathie Lee Gifford at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

  • Sean Spicer Reads How to Catch the Easter Bunny at White House Easter Egg Roll (2017-04-17): Sean Spicer read the book How to Catch the Easter Bunny at the White House Easter Egg Roll

  • Jonathan Franzen Reads Stephen Colbert a Terrifying Bedtime Story (2015-10-29): Jonathan Franzen read a bedtime story to Stephen Colbert. It was all about giant online bookstore that gobbled up independents. Now who could the Wolf be?

  • Jim Carrey Reads How Roland Rolls at White House Easter Egg Roll (2014-04-23): Jim Carrey read from his book How Roland Rolls at the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll

  • President Obama Reads Chicka Chicka Boom Boom at 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll (2013-04-11): President Obama read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

  • Jeff Kinney Reads From Diary of a Wimpy Kid at 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll (2012-04-13): Author Jeff Kinney read from his popular novel, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, at the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.

  • Stephen King Reads From Dr. Sleep, His Sequel to The Shining (2011-09-28): Stephen King has been working on a sequel to his 1977 novel, The Shining.

  • Oliver Jeffers Talks Stick Legs and Reads From His Latest Children's Book (2011-09-18): Oliver Jeffers next children's book, Stuck, will arrive in stores in November.

  • John Bemelmans Marciano Reads Madeleine at the White House (2011-04-25): Author John Bemelmans Marciano grandfather wrote the original Madeline book.

  • Justin Bieber Reads The Cat in the Hat (2011-03-20): Here is a video of young pop star Justin Bieber reading The Cat in the Hat.

  • Neil Gaiman Reads from New Children's Book, Instructions (2010-05-29): Newbery Award-winner Neil Gaiman talks about his new children's book called Instructions (HarperCollins).

  • DJ Lance Reads Duck! Rabbit! (2010-04-05): DJ Lance from Yo Gabba Gabba reads Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld at the 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll.

  • A Weekly Poem - Read by the Author (2004-08-11): Who says that poetry is a dead art form? No one at Slate, at any rate.