French Story Hour: Come with Me

Join writer Holly McGhee and illustrator Pascal Lemaitre for a thought-provoking and fun story time followed by a drawing workshop around Come with me, a lyrical and timely story about a little girl who learns the power of kindness, bravery, and friendship in the face of uncertainty.

In French and English. For kids ages 3 and up.

With the kind support of the Consulate General of Belgium and the sweet support of Leonidas Belgian Chocolates.

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Holly M. McGhee is the author of the middle-grade novel, Matylda, Bright & Tender. She has also written picture books and a chapter-book series under the pen name Hallie Durand, including Mitchell’s License and Mitchell Goes Bowling. A literary agent too, she lives with her family in Maplewood, New Jersey. You can visit her at

Pascal Lemaître is the illustrator of several books for children, including Do Not Open This Book! and the New York Times bestseller Who’s Got Game? His wife is the dancer-choreographer Emmanuèle Phuon and their daughter, Maëlle, walks their dog, Doodle . . . sometimes. You can visit him at