Litwin, the author of the first four "Pete the
His visit excited his fans even before the doors opened.
"I like this one," Madelyn Sash said before the show, pointing to her copy of "Pete the cat: Rocking in
Sarah Sash, Madelyn's mother and a preschool teacher for the
"We do a lot of 'Pete the
"Our kids are really big fans of Eric and Pete the
Goette also loves the positive message that comes with the "fun, catchy tune."
Litwin was also excited for the performance.
"I love performing the music and stories," Litwin said. "I would like the children to sing and feel a sense of enthusiasm toward literacy."
Litwin tours close to 200 schools and libraries a year. He began about 21 years ago as a teacher, using music and movement to teach his students. He's toured for almost 18 years.
"Music and books excite the reader, but it also helps them decipher and read the book," Litwin said. "It's easier to remember and figure out words when they are connected to a song."
His performance delighted children in the audience as he included them in his songs.
Litwin's next book, a musical series called "The Nuts." is scheduled to come out
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