Today is World Read Aloud Day, part of LitWorld’s global literacy movement. If you’re in New York City, you can check out the 24-hour Read Aloud Marathon in Times Square, where they’ll be having some famous names read to the crowds. But if you’re like me, living in a different part of the country, you can find another way to mark the day.

My daughter and I decided to celebrate by reading one of our favorite picture books together, BARK, GEORGE by Jules Feiffer. Believe it or not, this hilarious PB has less than 230 words. Talk about making every word count!

Happy reading!