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Children’s Story Time and Puppet Show

April 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join author Tom Noll as he reads from his books “The Bicycle Fence” and “Selling Eggs”.


L.T. has become THE NEW RECYCLING HERO! The series about his adventures in recycling creatively; with its colorful, whimsical illustrations, nostalgic look and inspiring messages will remind us all that We Still Need to Recycle, Go Green, Be Environmentally Friendly and Help Save Our Planet for our future generations. L.T. will inspire and empower young ones; by helping them to understand that everyday tasks like reducing waste, reusing, repurposing things and recycling, has a real positive effect in our lives and in the world.

This educational series is non-fiction; as it is based on events from the author’s own childhood. It will inspire young readers to rethink, reinvent, recreate, reuse and recycle in ways that are both practical and fun!

“The Bicycle Fence”: Little Tommy is not so little any more. He has outgrown his shoes, clothes and bicycle all in one summer! L.T. (as he is now called) longs for a brand new bike, but when his father builds him one from recycled junkyard parts, L.T. is embarrassed to ride it to school. Can he come up with a creative idea that not only gives him a good-as-new bike, but also provides a new fence for his yard… and helps save the planet in the process?

“Selling Eggs”: L.T. is excited about the chickens his family has ordered. He can’t wait to start selling eggs for pocket money! But when twelve fuzzy colorful and extremely noisy chicks arrive, it’s clear that any pocket money will have to wait. Can L.T. use his creative recycling ideas to house and care for the chicks, and when the time comes, transport their eggs to town?

*Both books are Gold Mom’s Choice Award® Winners for Children’s Picture Books!

Preview the books: http://ltsrecyclingworld.com/

About Tom Noll: Washington, DC  award winning children’s book author of the “Trash to Treasure” Series, Tom writes to empower, educate and inspire young readers to recycle and go green in ways that are creative, practical and fun. The books help kids understand that everyday tasks like rethinking what to do with discarded things, reducing waste, reusing and repurposing things around their homes can have a positive impact on our environment and lives. Tom is well known in the DC metro area for his popular and imaginative White Bicycle Fence Art Installation at the Heart of Bloomingdale Park located at the corner of Rhode Island Avenue and 1st Street NW

Tom has been featured at Book Expo America (BEA), American Librarian Association (ALA) Conventions, and Green Festival and has been a popular featured reader at multiple events all over Mid Atlantic area. He is a requested author for visits to primary schools, local libraries, local book festivals and special events for his storytelling abilities when doing readings and signings of his books and for his interactive puppet show with a Q&A afterwards.


April 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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4th Floor Stage