The World of Storytelling

The World of Storytelling

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Both a practical guide and a background reference for those who want to tell stories to children in libraries or schools. Reviews the practice of the art in many lands and historical periods. Most traditions are referred to in the past tense. Pellowski, who worked with UNICEF before becoming a storytelling consultant, also considers style, format, musical and pictorial aids, and the training of storytellers. The first edition was in 1977. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Bronx, NY : H.W. Wilson, 1990
Edition: Expanded and rev. ed
ISBN: 9780824207885
Characteristics: xxi, 311 p. : ill. ; 27 cm


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Jul 01, 2015

Very informative, I got all the information I needed from reading this book, however it was a little dull at times and I didn't understand all of it (especially the religious references) but that's more to do with my age than the fact the book didn't explain it well.


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