Art and Technique
Thoroughly revised and updated, the fourth edition of the classic Storytelling: Art and Technique is an essential guide for beginning and experienced storytellers alike.
Ten years ago, Book Report called the third edition of Storytelling: Art and Technique , "invaluable ... a volume no librarian will want to be without." This fourth edition of the classic storytelling "how to" is even better--with 30 percent new material, additional chapters, new stories, and updated bibliographies.
This edition provides both a history of storytelling in libraries and accessible instruction for bringing storytelling to contemporary listeners. It details the selection, preparation, and presentation of stories, as well as planning and administration of a storytelling program. Full texts of 13 stories for various ages and occasions are included, as is an extensive list of resources. Bonus essays offer a fascinating international perspective through a survey of storytelling in Ireland and the British Isles and a look at storytelling in contemporary China. Complete with everything one needs to know to launch a successful storytelling program, this is the perfect book for librarians, teachers, parents--and professional storytellers, too.Includes complete texts of 13 stories with source, culture, telling time, audience, and a comment for each Examples of a cue card, movement warm-ups for storytellers, a seating arrangement for a storytime, a storyboard, publicity posters, and more Offers resources for the storyteller, including professional books and articles, websites, storytelling books by genre, stories to tell to different age groups, read-alouds, and recordings
Del Negro, Janice.
Storytelling -- United States.
Activity programs in education -- United States.
Storytelling in education.