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Kamishibai

After my colleague Jackie Kerin (Victoria) inspired me at the National Storytelling Conference to learn the Japanese art of kamishibai storytelling, I just ordered one! Here is a blogpost she wrote about her kamishibai journey. Learn about the art of  kamishibai storytelling and possibilities in education here.

The Fairy at the Top of the Christmas Tree

 Listen to my retelling of this tale for FREE via Soundcloud. Have you ever wondered, why those of us who celebrate Christmas, bring a tree inside our homes and wind silver tinsel around the tree from the bottom right up to the top? And why lots of us hang a fairy at the very top? I’veContinue Reading

“Shelley and Rustle” an environmental story of turtles and plastic

Here I am in the recording studio helping Michael, my sound engineer and producer, add the finishing touches to my new CD, “The Story Tree and other nature tales”. It is the culmination of several years of dreaming plus a year of writing, drafting and recording. It gets pretty exciting at this point as itContinue Reading

The Blue Coat – A Jewish folktale – Inspired by a retelling by Hugh Lupton

Long ago in a cold country in Europe- a country where you need a very warm coat in the chilly months, a family had a little baby boy. The grandfather of the baby was a tailor- someone who makes clothes for a living. He bought some beautiful warm blue cloth and he stitched a bigContinue Reading

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