Twenty tellable tales : audience participation folktales for the beginning storyteller / Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Roxane Murphy.

"With this classic storybook. revitalized for a new generation of storytellers, master storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald shares twenty timeless, easy-to-learn tales for the beginning storyteller. Borrowing story lines from across cultures, MacDonald adapts folktales with chants, songs, and re...

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Main Author: MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, 2005.
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Summary:"With this classic storybook. revitalized for a new generation of storytellers, master storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald shares twenty timeless, easy-to-learn tales for the beginning storyteller. Borrowing story lines from across cultures, MacDonald adapts folktales with chants, songs, and repeating lines, making them both easy to remember for the teller and enjoyable for the listener." "This revised edition includes twenty-five pages of bibliographic material and author commentary covering story collections, sources for researching tale variants and origins, and recommended picture books and videotapes as a starting point for finding the best tales for your style and audience. A must-have for school and public librarians, teachers, parents, and any folktale or storytelling aficionado, Twenty Tellable Tales gives beginning tellers a place to start to find their own voice. Even the most inexperienced storyteller can sound like a pro using the techniques outlined in this proven resource."--BOOK JACKET.
Item Description:Originally published: New York : Wilson, 1986.
Physical Description:xiv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-223)
ISBN:0838908934