Twenty Tellable Tales: Audience Participation Folktales for the Beginning Storyteller
"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.
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Aarne-Thompson African American animals audience participation Bay of Kohala began Cha Ra Ra chant COMPARATIVE NOTES Coyote crying song dance Deep Blue Sea diamond button door Elsie Clews Parsons Eskimo ethnopoetic fatherless child fish Folklore Folktales glump Groundhog Gunny Wolf head hole Hoo Hoo Hoo Hooo hoooo indexes Indian Jack Jackie Torrence Jaguar Jaguar's Eyes jigglety-jolt Joseph Jacobs Ki-wa kind old King Kai-ale-ale Kohala koro Kum-kwa Lady Mary little boy Little Crab little girl Little Rooster MacDonald lists MacDonald's Storyteller's Sourcebook mice Mister Rabbit Monkey Motif-Index mouse country musical notation Mustafa Native American NOTES ON TELLING Old Bear old woman pit-a-pat prairie dog town pre-school Punia Rain on Prairie Richard Chase robber sailing saying scratch shark sing Sody Sallyrytus song stomach story storytelling swallowed tale's teller Thompson told Turkish Sultan Udala GROW Udala tree variants walking wolves Zuiten