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By Anne Pellowski

Drawing an image whereas telling a narrative is a convention that may be present in cultures round the world―perhaps courting again to early cave work. nobody is familiar with while or the place this designated type of storytelling originated, yet for generations, drawing tales have thrilled and proficient listeners―and they proceed to fascinate audiences this present day. popular storyteller Anne Pellowski has traveled the area, gathering drawing tales from such diversified nations as Indonesia, Korea, Romania, Germany, Sweden, and Japan. the following she provides greater than 30 ready-to-tell stories, in addition to step by step instructions for the inventive illustrations that accompany them, and information for enticing your viewers in extra studying. An additional characteristic is the inclusion of five pleasant handkerchief (hanky panky) tales, which originated in Europe within the nineteenth century. A necessary treasury for educators, storytellers, and folklorists.

Drawing an image whereas telling a narrative is a practice that may be present in cultures round the world―perhaps courting again to early cave work. not anyone is aware while and the place this certain kind of storytelling originated, yet for generations, drawing tales have overjoyed and knowledgeable listeners―and they proceed to fascinate audiences at the present time. popular storyteller Anne Pellowski has traveled the area, amassing drawing tales from such assorted international locations as Indonesia, Korea, Romania, Germany, Sweden and Japan. the following she offers greater than 30 ready-to-tell stories, besides step by step instructions for the creative illustrations that accompany them, and guidance for attractive your viewers in additional studying. you will discover famous stories, resembling The Black Cat, which was once made recognized by way of Lewis Carroll, in addition to many drawing tales that experience by no means earlier than seemed in print, together with a couple of jap ekaki-uta and Australian Aboriginal sand tales. An extra characteristic is the inclusion of five pleasant handkerchief (hanky panky) tales, which originated in Europe within the nineteenth century. old heritage of the stories, notes on assets, and a bibliography whole the paintings. bound to enchant listeners old and young, those uncomplicated stories in particular entice state-of-the-art visible rookies, and will simply be integrated into curriculum reports and into the storyteller's repertoire. A invaluable treasury for educators, storytellers, and folklorists.

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