Phillie Phanatic launching virtual storytime with celebrity readers

Courtesy: Philadelphia Phillies

Baseball season may be on hold, but the Phillie Phanatic and his friends are looking to keep busy with a weekly storytime!

The Phanatic is launching a virtual “Storytime with the Phillie Phanatic” and celebrity readers.

The weekly event will feature a guest reader from the Phillies who will read a book from the popular Phanatic book series with help from the Phanatic himself.


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Phillies manager Joe Girardi and his wife Kim will be the first readers in Wednesday night’s review.

To be part of the fun, fans should follow @philliephanatic on Instagram, where they will then be able to watch “Storytime with the Phillie Phanatic,” live each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. 


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