Jay O'Callahan





Jay O'Callahan


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
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Average rating: 4.03 · 125 ratings · 19 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Raspberries!

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3.65 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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The Little Dragon and Orang...

4.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2003
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Tulips

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4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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Orange Cheeks

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4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1993
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Herman And Marguerite: An E...

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Little Heroes

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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The Golden Drum

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Harry's Our Man

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Gouda

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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The Boy Who Loved Frogs

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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