Storytelling: Art and Technique
Join the countless professionals who have benefited from the best how to storytelling guide available today. "Storytelling: Art and Technique" is a proven handbook and selection tool that shows you how to select, prepare, and tell stories to and for children aged 3 to 13. Ideal for both beginning and experienced storytellers working in public or school library settings, th...more
Part one was the most helpful to me. It offers an overview of the history of storytelling and how to cater storytelling to particular age groups. I learned about the "Ready to Read @ Your Library" program and how to implement it. I learned that a huge part of a good story time (and of a children's librarian's job) is to educate parents and caregivers about how to aid their children's learning.
Part one also gave me an overview and format options for baby stor ...more
Nancy Lamb distills more than 30-years of experience and 43 books into this easy to read and excellent resource. In particular, her Twenty-five Rules For Good Writing toward the end of the book are worth the price of admission. She claims it took her 15-years to learn these rules. ...more
The resources in the back are extrememly useful.