Next to teaching, and writing, one of my enjoyable activities has been working in children's theater. One of my earliest criteria was simply to have every child on stage, preferably with a speaking part, so you can imagine how expansive our stories were. In my own writing, I have written a libretto for a children's opera, featuring the piano of the great Thelonious Monk. A second libretto featur... More
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|1. How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots: A Swahili Tale of Friendship (Carolrh...
Author: Barbara Knutson
Illustrator: Barbara Knutson
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
|Brooke said: Couldn't wait to get this book and the waiting was well worth it!
Nganga is much like the guineas I raised.
Knutson's scratching process in her illustrations is unique and fitting.|
tags: I read , I recommend
|2. Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales (Paperback)
Publisher: W. W. Norton
|Brooke said: A beautiful book. Loved the illustrations as well as the animal tales.
Excellent introduction to Africa's storytelling.|
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|3. The Graveyard Book (Hardcover)
Author: Neil Gaiman
Illustrator: Dave McKean
|Brooke said: I have just listened to your videos. That first chapter is pretty frightening, especially when you speak of leather gloves and you are wearing a leather jacket! Great details. I did much better in the...more|
tags: I will read.
|4. Everyone Poops (My Body Science) (Hardcover)
Author: Taro Gomi
Publisher: Kane Miller Book Publishers
|Brooke said: I know this book well! I was stumped with my currawong - Australian songbird - stories, but found the perfect solution for the conflict between Currawong and the sports writer after reading Everyone P...more|
tags: I read , Inspired me , I recommend
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