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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling by Philip Pullman
    Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling - by Philip Pullman

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781910989548 | ISBN 10: 1910989541

    In over thirty essays, written over twenty years, one of the world’s great storytellers meditates on storytelling. Warm, funny, generous, entertaining and, above all, deeply considered, they offer thoughts on a wide variety of topics, including the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moth: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible by Catherine Burns (Editor)
    The Moth: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible - by Catherine Burns (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781781256671 | ISBN 10: 1781256675

    Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. Storytelling phenomenon The Moth rec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales from Around the World by Ethel Johnston Phelps (Editor), illustrated by Suki Boynton
    Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales from Around the World - by Ethel Johnston Phelps (Editor), illustrated by Suki Boynton

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781558619296 | ISBN 10: 1558619291

    With tales from Japan, Norway, Scotland, and Sudan, Tatterhood brings readers twelve folk tales — and twelve women whose cunning, hard work, and physical strength are at the center of the story.  Three women teach a strong man how to wrestle, a gi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia by Elizabeth Laird
    The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia - by Elizabeth Laird

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846972461 | ISBN 10: 1846972469

    In 1967, at the age of 23, Elizabeth Laird set off for Addis Ababa to take up her first teaching post. She was introduced to Haile Selassie, made a pilgrimage across the mountains on foot to the ancient city of Lalibela, hitched a ride on an oil tank ... more

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  • Cover image of book Storytelling for Life: Why Stories Matter and Ways of Telling Them by Josie Felce
    Storytelling for Life: Why Stories Matter and Ways of Telling Them - by Josie Felce

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780863159237 | ISBN 10: 0863159230

    This practical and inspirational book introduces readers to the value of storytelling throughout life, discussing the importance of traditional tales, and how they can transform our lives from childhood through to old age.   Children develop ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overheard: Stories to Read Aloud by Jonathan Taylor (Editor)
    Overheard: Stories to Read Aloud - by Jonathan Taylor (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907773266 | ISBN 10: 1907773266

    From village storytellers to nineteenth-century serialisations, from pub anecdotes to dramatic monologues, storytelling is an enduring art form. This collection of short stories reconnects storytelling with its oral and performative roots. There are ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for by Edited by Angela Macmillan
    A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for - by Edited by Angela Macmillan

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780701185633 | ISBN 10: 0701185635

    We are on the cusp of a reading revolution. Increasingly, research is uncovering an intimate connection between reading and wellbeing. The seemingly simple act of being read to brings remarkable health and happiness benefits. It stimulates thought an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Metamorphoses by Ovid, translated by A. D. Melville. Edited - and with notes by E. J. Kenney
    Metamorphoses - by Ovid, translated by A. D. Melville. Edited - and with notes by E. J. Kenney

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199537372 | ISBN 10: 0199537372

    The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid strings together a vast and kaleidoscopic sequence of brilliant narratives, in which the often parado ... more

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  • Cover image of book Storytelling with Children in Crisis by Molly Salans
    Storytelling with Children in Crisis - by Molly Salans

    £22.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843107453 | ISBN 10: 1843107457

    Molly Salans has been a storyteller for many years, visiting children in deprived areas who have depression, ADHD and behavioural problems caused by poverty, absent fathers, depressed mothers, run-down schools and violence. Describing her therapy ses ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings by Nyogen Senzak
    Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings - by Nyogen Senzak

    £11.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780140288322 | ISBN 10: 0140288325

    Zen Buddhism conveys its profound truths through epigrams, parable and brief enigmatic and often amusing stories of the masters.   In addition to 101 Zen Stories, this volume contains 'The Gateless Gate', a collection of koans or puzzles and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spider Woman
    Spider Woman's Web: Traditional Native American Tales About Women's Power - by Susan Hazen-Hammond

    £12.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780399525469 | ISBN 10: 0399525467

    In the Americas, the oral tradition has created one of the oldest surviving bodies of literature on earth. Native American storytelling, in particular, stands out for its distinctive honoring of womanly power and the female forces of the universe. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book Impro for Storytellers by Keith Johnstone
    Impro for Storytellers - by Keith Johnstone

    £14.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780571190997 | ISBN 10: 0571190995

    A new book by the author of Impro, the classic text on improvisation using techniques which specialise in releasing an individual's potential within the context of group work. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Would Be A Helicopter: The Uses of Storytelling in the Classroom by Vivian Gussin Paley
    The Boy Who Would Be A Helicopter: The Uses of Storytelling in the Classroom - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £16.95   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780674080317 | ISBN 10: 0674080319

    How does a teacher begin to appreciate and tap the rich creative resources of the fantasy world of children? What social functions do story playing and storytelling serve in the preschool classroom? And how can the child who is trapped in private fan ... more

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