Storytelling with Children

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Hawthorn Press, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 191 pages
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Telling stories awakens wonder and creates special occasions with children, whether it is bedtime, around the fire or on rainy days. Encouraging you to spin golden tales, Nancy Mellon shows how you can become a confident storyteller and enrich your family with the power of story. Children love family storytelling and parents can learn this practical, magical art. Here are methods, tips and resources to enable you to: create a listening space; use the day's events and rhythms to make stories; transform old stories and make up new ones; bring your personal and family stories to life; learn stories by heart using pictures, inner theatre, walk-about, singing the story and other methods; find the tale you want from Nancy's rich story-cupboard.

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User Review  - Danielle Rocke - Goodreads

I borrowed this from the library but would like to own my own copy. It had many ideas on the art of storytelling,very helpful. Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Loved this book. Totally inspired me to up my storytelling efforts a few notches, and recognize and appreciate their importance to children. I would love to spend time in a workshop with other parents ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
Weaving a Storytellers Mantle
13
Memory
41
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Nancy Mellon has guided storytelling and writing groups for many years. A former Waldorf teacher, she has given storytelling and art therapeutic courses at many locations in the US and UK. Her books include Storytelling and The Art of Imagination. She practices therapy through the arts and is a member of the visiting staff at Emerson College in the UK.

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