Costume Characters

Bring a little JOY into your next event!

Hello Twig Fans,

Miss Anastasia's 2019-2020 Traveling Storytime & Costume Character Tour is CELEBRATING my 20th year at THE TWIG BOOK SHOP!! Y'all know I LOVE my job!!  THANK YOU for your support and recomendations. I am thrilled to be sharing the JOY of books with my #TwigTwiglets.  This year's costume line up is a balance of Classics & New, but of course, YOU can pick the theme as well!

For printable schedule click here!

For price list click here!

Esteban the Magnificent, (Pea Green Crayon)
HERE: Thurs, October 24th-Mon, November 4th
The Day the Crayons Came Home Written by Drew Daywalt & Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers


Bruce the Bear, Fall Children’s Book Week
HERE: Thurs, October 31st-Mon, November 11th
Mother Bruce Series, Written & Illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins


Little Critter, American Education Week
HERE: Thurs, November 14th-Mon, November 25th
Little Critter Series, Written & Illustrated by Mercer Mayer


Biscuit the Puppy, Winter Holidays
HERE: Thurs, December 5th-Mon, December 16th
Biscuit Series, Written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Illustrated by Pat Shories


“How Do” Dinosaur, Catholic Schools Week
HERE: Thurs, January 23rd-Mon, February 3rd
How do Dinosaurs Series, Written by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague


Rainbow Fish, St. Valentine’s Day
HERE: Thurs, February 6th-Mon, February 17th
Rainbow Fish Series, Written & Illustrated by Marcus Pfister


Bad Kitty, Miss Anastasia’s 20th Twigversary
HERE: Thurs, February 13th-Mon, February  24th
Bad Kitty Series, Written & Illustrated by Nick Bruel


Pancake Pig
HERE: Thurs, March 19th-Mon, March  30th
If You Give a Pig series, Written by Laura Numerhofft Illustrated by Felicia Bond


Peter Rabbit, Easter Season
HERE: Thurs, April 2nd-Mon, April 13th
Tale of Peter Rabbit, Written & Illustrated by Beatrix Potter


SkippyJon Jones, Week of the Young Child
HERE: Thurs, April 9th-Mon, April 20th
SkippyJon Jones Series Written & Illustrated by Judith Byron Schachner.


Very Hungry Caterpillar, National Library Week & 101st Children’s Book Week
HERE: Thurs, April 16th-Mon, April 27th
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Written & Illustrated by Eric Carle


Llama Llama Red Pajama’s, National Teacher Appreciation Week
HERE: Thurs, April 30th-Mon, May 11th
Llama Llama Series, Written & Illustrated by Anna Dewdney


Fly Guy, End of School Celebrations
HERE: Thurs, May 7th-Mon, May 18th
Fly Guy Series, Written & Illustrated by Tedd Arnold


Pout Pout Fish, Summer Celebrations
HERE: Thurs, May 14th-Mon, May 25th
The Pout Pout Fish Series, Written by Deborah Diesen & Illustrated by Dan Hanna


Taco Dragon, Twig’s Summer Reading Program
HERE: Thurs, May 21st-Mon, June 1st
Dragons Love Tacos Series, Written by Adam Rubin Illustrated by Daniel Salmier



Here are some literary celebration you may want to book a storytime for: #BacktoSchoolCelebrations #FamilyNight #AuthorStudies #MathNight #Birthdays #Halloween #Holidays #BluebonnetVoting ##CaldecottWinners

#CatholicSchoolWeek #ValentinesTeaParty #DrSeussWeek #ReadAcrossAmerica #PoetryMonth #Easter #SpringBreak

#PreSTARRparty #PostSTARRparty #WeekofTheYoungChild #NationalLibraryWeek #100thYearChildren’sBookWeek

#Fiesta #MothersDay #KindergartenRoundUp #EndOfTheYear #SummerReading #JustBecauseYouNeedABreak!!!!

Please take a peek at my 2019-2020 character list, look over your school’s weekly celebrations, unique units, special events, reward parties, family nights, etc and E-MAIL or TEXT me your requests for a Miss Anastasia Traveling Storytime visit.
And as always, I am happy to read on ANY theme of your choice ANYtime!!

Thank you for your faithful business. 2020 will be my 20th year bringing books alive all for all ages throughout the greater San Antonio area!
Please contact The Twig’s very own Storytime Chick, Miss Anastasia, directly to schedule a Traveling Storytime with/without a costume character for your school, library, or literary event!

Twig FAX: 210.826.5088

Twig TEL: 210.826.6411

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cell/text 210-364-9862

Twitter: @MissAnastasia4

Instagram: @missanastasiajoy



If you have a special event and would like a unique storytime to fit your event theme, please call or e-mail Miss Anastasia.

I am able to read WITHOUT giant stuffed characters as well :-)

TEDx SanAntonio Stories, not just for bedtime anymore! Anastasia McKenna at TEDxSanAntonio 2013
Miss Anastasia at Pecha Kucha Vol X


Pete the Cat – Character created by James Dean. Art © James Dean 2012. Bad Kitty – Macmillan Children's Publishing Group/Roaring Brook Press Skippyjon - Skippy art (c) Judy Schachner LadyBug Girl-Ladybug Girl © David Soman and Jacky Davis Peter Rabbit – Copyright (c) Frederick Warne & Co. Frederick Warne & Co. is the owner of all rights, copyrights and trademarks in the Beatrix Potter character names and illustrations. Hungry Caterpillar – The Very Hungry Caterpillar © 1969 and 1987 by Eric Carle Llama - Llama art (c) Anna Dewdney Rainbow Fish Copyright NorthSouth Books