Jay O'Callahan



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Jay O'Callahan

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born
in Brookline, MA, The United States
August 15, 1938

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Jay O'Callahan is a prominent American storyteller for people of all ages. He has performed at numerous national and international storytelling festivals, in theaters worldwide, and on the radio. He performs almost exclusively material of his own authorship. He has recorded many of his oral stories and has written picture books based on several of his tales. O'Callahan is best known for his large-scale oral stories that present the texture of a culture and a time in history through the perceptions of a central narrative character.

O'Callahan's storytelling style is generally quiet and understated. His performances do not use props, sets, costumes, dramatic movement or instrumental music. He has a spellbinding ability to embody through the ca...more


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Orange Cheeks
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4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1993
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Little Heroes
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Herman And Marguerite: An E...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Little Dragon and Orang...
4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
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Harry's Our Man
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
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The Gouda
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2006
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The Golden Drum
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
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Jeremy: A Christmas Story
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1992 — 2 editions
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