MP3 Amy Friedman and Laura Hall - Tell Me A Story
Winner of a 2006 Parents'' Choice Silver Honors Award and NAPPA 2006 Gold Medal, not your standard schmaltzy kids'' stuff. These are classic multicultural tales accompanied by music ranging from jazz to classical and read by hard-hitting talent.
9 MP3 Songs
KIDS/FAMILY: Children''s Storytelling, WORLD: World Fusion
From Bookwatch, The Midwest Book Review
A wide range of listeners of all ages will relish TELL ME A STORY: TIMELESS FOLKTALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD, read by eight talented actors and covering tales from Africa to Scotland. From an African Anansi story ANANSI AND THE TURTLE''S FEAST to the frightening THE BOATMAN''S HOWLING DAUGHTER, over seventy minutes of vivid description pack a fine gathering which will be a ‘must'' for folktale collections for any age group.
Diane Donovan, Editor & Sr. Reviewer
Petaluma, CA 94952
From the American International School, Vienna
Recently awarded a Parents'' Choice Silver Honors Award and a NAPPA (National Association of Parenting Publications) Gold Medal, Tell Me a Story is an enjoyable extension to the newspaper column that kids, parents and educators have enjoyed for years.
Tracy Games McCafferty, Assist Librarian,
From School Library Journal, September 2006
"...A wonderful listening experience."
Amy Friedman (writer and co-producer) writes the internationally syndicated column, Tell Me A Story (Universal Press Syndicate) which runs in newspapers around the world, from St. John''s Newfoundland to Shanghai, China.
Laura Hall (composer and sound engineer) is best known as the piano player on the hit television show Whose Line is it Anyway? Laura has written music for many original shows, including Patty, Patty, Bang, Bang! which won an LA Weekly Award for Best New Musical as well as two albums of music for young children and the music for The Wheels on the Bus Video series, starring Roger Daltrey. You can learn more about Laura at https://www.tradebit.com.
Lori Ada Jaroslow (director, co-producer and performer on A Sense of Theft) has performed on and Off-Broadway and internationally in such shows as Fiddler on the Roof and Grease. Lori founded and produces Melt in Your Mouth, a narrative reading series for writers at the Secret Rose Theater in North Hollywood.
Read more about the other performers--from shows like Friends, Rescue Me, Gilmore Girls and more, by visiting our website (https://www.tradebit.com)
Illustrations are by award-winning children''s book editor, Jillian Gilliland who illustrates Tell Me A Story.