A good folktale triggers the imagination, connecting children to a wider world as well as increasing their vocabulary and comprehension skills. In this delightful and easy-to-use book, teacher and storyteller Del Negro gives librarians, teachers, and parents the keys to storytelling success. Including more than a dozen original adaptations of folktales from around the world, tailored specifically for library and classroom use, sheReviews storytelling basics such as selecting a tale and learning the storyOffers tips for dealing with stage fright and reluctant listenersPresents a bibliography of recommended online and print resources, steering readers to more wonderful tales to tellFor young listeners the folktale is a perfect gateway to the exciting worlds of culture and literature, and Del Negro's book invites their engagement with proven techniques and original story scripts that can be used by experienced as well as beginning tellers.
Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling
American Library Association