Storyteller's Sampler by Margaret Read MacDonald
Tales from Tellers around the World

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Ideal for educators and others who work with young children, these stories have been selected because they are easy for anyone to tell, even novices, and they readily engage listeners. Along with each tale, you'll find a profile of the "teller" who provides it, adding a cultural dimension to help you and your audiences better understand the context. There are also tips to improve your programs.

In addition to storytimes, this guide can be used for read-alouds, or even silent reading with older children. Whether you are a librarian, educator, or parent, Storyteller's Sampler: Tales from Tellers around the World will help you keep children entertained—all while encouraging their learning and development.


About Margaret Read MacDonald

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Margaret Read MacDonald is a children's librarian turned storyteller who travels the world sharing tales. Her many picture book retellings include The Boy from the Dragon Palace, Little Rooster's Diamond Button, and Mabela the Clever. When not traveling, she lives near Seattle, Washington.
Published June 30, 2015 by Libraries Unlimited. 175 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography.

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An excellent resource for storytellers interested in developing or adding to a repertoire of world folktales. This book is a true sampler, with entries arranged alphabetically by country or region and only one or two selections from each location. Rather than amass

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