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Children’s Author Eric Litwin Visits EE
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 -
Children’s author Eric Litwin recently visited Elmcrest Elementary to share his love of music and literacy with students at the school.
Litwin had everyone singing and dancing along with two of his books - Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons and The Nuts: Sing and Dance in Your Polka Dot Pants. Many EE students, teachers and staff members even wore polka dot clothing and accessories in honor of the author’s visit.
Litwin, a former teacher, is a #1 New York Times Best Selling Author who integrates sight words, phonetic awareness, music, movement, call and response, repetition, rhyme and rhythm together to empower beginning readers to experience success and joy while learning to read. He is the author of the first four Pete the Cat picture books and the exciting new musical series The Nuts. His books have sold more than 6.5 million copies and won 18 state and national awards including a Theodor Geisel Seuss Honor Award.