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The storyteller's start-up book : finding, learning, performing, and using folktales including twelve tellable tales

Author: Margaret Read MacDonald
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House, 1993.
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For those who want to begin storytelling but don't know where to start, The Storyteller's Start-Up Book offers everything one could ask for. Margaret Read MacDonald, a folklorist and children's librarian who is also a touring storyteller, offers basic start-up information on finding stories, looking at them critically, starting a story bank, networking with other storytellers, and creating a storytelling event.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-
Storyteller's start-up book.
Little Rock, Ark. : August House, 1993
(OCoLC)891956883
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Read MacDonald
ISBN: 0874833043 9780874833041 0874833051 9780874833058
OCLC Number: 28028701
Description: 215 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An invitation to storytell --
Your place in tradition --
Learning the story in one hour --
Performing the story --
Thinking of story as an event --
Playing with story --
Teaching with story --
Teaching others to tell --
Telling it everywhere --
Finding the story --
Looking at stories critically --
Defending the story --
Accepting the role of storyteller --
Networking with other tellers --
Why tell? Examining the values of storytelling --
Belonging to the story --
Stories audiences have loved --
Turtle of Koka (Ki-Mbundu/Angola) --
The little old woman who lived in a vinegar bottle (Wales) --
Puchika churika (Selkup/Siberia) --
Marsh hawk (Athabaska) --
Gecko (Lango/Acoli) --
Kudu break! (Basotho) --
What are their names! (Ki-Mbundu/Angola) --
Aayoga with many excuses (Nanai/Siberia) --
Kanu above and kanu below (Limba) --
Ko Kóngole (Nkundo/Zaire) --
Ningun (Nigeria) --
Yonjwa seeks a bride (Nkundo/Zaire) --
Works cited --
Index.
Responsibility: Margaret Read MacDonald.
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For those who want to begin storytelling but don't know where to start, The Storyteller's Start-Up Book offers everything one could ask for. Margaret Read MacDonald, a folklorist and children's librarian who is also a touring storyteller, offers basic start-up information on finding stories, looking at them critically, starting a story bank, networking with other storytellers, and creating a storytelling event.

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