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Ed Word the Bookworm™

CapEd Credit Union's early childhood literacy and bilingual reading ambassador Ed Word the Bookworm.

Meet Ed Word the Bookworm™! Ed Word is CapEd's Early Childhood Literacy & Bilingual Reading Ambassador.

What is a Reading Ambassador?

As CapEd's Reading Ambassador, Ed Word encourages kids to read through sharing his favorite books with young readers by traveling to different schools, libraries, and events. Ed Word is here to remind kids that reading is fun and helps our minds grow!

Bring Ed Word™ to Your School!

Through CapEd's Read to Rise program, librarians, teachers or counselors can request Ed Word to visit their school for events like a Family Literacy Night, a Classroom reading, and more. Contact our Brand Engagement team to schedule your visit.

Request a visit

Sharing Stories in Multiple Languages

Did you know that Ed Word™ is bilingual? He is very excited to read books in both English and Spanish.

Ed Word reading at the Children's Museum of Idaho in multiple languages, Spanish and English.

Find Ed Word™ at the Children's Museum of Idaho

Ed Word™ has been seen visiting the Children's Museum of Idaho once a month to share stories with children and parents. Ed Word™ is always so impressed with all the young readers and can't wait to meet more of you!

Ed Word™ will be hosting a reading session on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 11:30am to 12:00pm.

Ed Word smiling outside the entrance of the Children's Museum of Idaho.
Ed Word reading a storybook to a group of children.
Ed Word on stage at the Children's Museum of Idaho.
Ed Word presenting the book Dragons Love Tacos.
Ed Word smiling outside the entrance of the Children's Museum of Idaho. Ed Word reading a storybook to a group of children.
Ed Word on stage at the Children's Museum of Idaho. Ed Word presenting the book Dragons Love Tacos.

Featured Reader

Check out these amazing young readers sharing their favorite stories with Ed Word™.

Where Will Ed Word™ Be Next?

Find out where Ed Word the Bookworm™ will be so you can read along with him!

Ed Word riding on CapEd's Read to Rise hot air balloon.

Thursday, January 25, 2024
11:30AM - 12:00PM

Children's Museum of Idaho Reading Session

Directions

Ed Word smiling outside the entrance of the Children's Museum of Idaho.

August 2024

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Kid's Day

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Questions?