Big Bear, Ca, October 4th, 2011, 4:00pm – The Mom & Dad Project in Big Bear City are taking part in Jumpstarts Read for the Record this Thursday, October 6th.  The local non-profit will join with more than 2 million people to call for an end to America’s early education achievement gap by reading the children’s book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney.  The Mom & Dad Project invites parents and kids age 0 to 5 years old to come in their pajamas and visit a real life llama on Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  Each child will be able to do a craft, and receive a free children’s book.  The organization asks that you call to sign up, to ensure that they have enough books for the kids.  The Mom & Dad Project is a non profit organization that provides  classes and services to parents in the Big Bear Valley, including child birth classes.  For more information or to sign up for Thursday’s event call 585-5607 or go online at