Posts Tagged "Storytellers"

Yokki and the Parno Gry

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Yokki and the Parno Gry

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Yokki and the Parno Gry By Richard O’Neill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen Published by Child’s Play-International ISBN-13: 9781846439278 Age Range: 4 – 9 Years When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures....

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When the Sea Turned to Silver

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 6

When the Sea Turned to Silver

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the exciting opening to When the Sea Turned to Silver:   THE WICKED READ   When the Sea Turned to Silver By Grace Lin Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers ISBN-13: 9780316125925 Age Range: 9 – 12 Years National Book Award Finalist! 5 Starred Reviews! Pinmei’s gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller. Everyone knows that the Emperor...

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