Storytelling Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Barton, Bob, and David Booth, Stories in the Classroom: Storytelling, Reading Aloud, and Role Playing with Children, Heineman, 1990.
  • Bettleheim, Bruno, The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales, Vintage, 1997.
  • Birch, Carol, The Whole Story Handbook, August House, 2000.
    A short and useful guide on to work on a story for telling. With extensive bibliography.
  • Calvino, Italo, Italian Folktales, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
    A huge book of classic stories by a master.
  • Collins, Rives and Pamela J. Cooper, The Power of Stories, Waveland Press 1997
  • Davis, Donald, Writing as a Second Language, August House, 2000.
  • Egan, Kieran, Teaching as Story Telling, University of Chicago Press, 1986.
  • Egan, Kieran, Imagination in Teaching and Learning, University of Chicago Press, 1992.
  • Hamilton, Martha and Mitch Weiss, Children Tell Stories, Richard C. Owen Publishers, 2005.
    The handbook for using storytelling in classroom settings
  • Holt, David and Bill Mooney, The Storytellers Guide, August House, 1996.
  • Holt, David and Bill Mooney, Ready-to-Tell Tales, August House, 1995.
    A collection of stories told by professional tellers that are simple and straightforward.
  • Holt, David and Bill Mooney, More Ready-to-Tell Tales, August House, 2000.
  • Sawyer, Ruth, The Way of the Storyteller, Viking, 1942, revised 1962, Penguin Books, rep

Additional Resources

National Storytelling Network (storynet.org) is an American membership network of storytellers and educators offering conferences, workshops and resources.

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