Sources for the Storyteller
Andersen, Hans Christian. The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories. Translated from the Danish by Erik Christian Haugaard. Doubleday, 1974. o.p.
——. Hans Christian Andersen: Eighty Fairy Tales. Translated by R. P. Keigwin. Introduction by Elias Bredsdorff. Illustrated by Vilhelm Pedersen and Lorenz Frolich. Pantheon, 1982. o.p.
Arnott, Kathleen. African Myths and Legends. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Oxford Univ. Press, 1990. ISBN 0-19-274143-8
Ausubel, Nathan. A Treasury of Jewish Folklore. Crown, 1989. ISBN 0-517-50293-3
Barton, Bob. Tell Me Another: Storytelling and Reading Aloud at Home, at School and in the Community. Heinemann, 1986. ISBN 0-435-08231-0
Barton, Bob, and David Booth. Stories in the Classroom: Storytelling, Reading Aloud and Roleplaying with Children. Heinemann, 1990. ISBN 0-435-08527-1. This valuable guide is based on the authors' more than 30 years of experience as teachers, consultants, and storytellers.Though addressed to classroom teachers, it has much to offer anyone who works with children in a group setting. The authors discuss "why children need stories" and "why children need to story" and present ways of engaging children in storying.
Bauer, Caroline Feller. New Handbook for Storytellers with Stories, Poems, Magic, and More. Illustrated by Lynn Gates Bredeson. American Library Assn., 1993. ISBN 0-8389-06133. This revised and expanded edition of the author's popular storytelling handbook is filled with exciting ideas for multimedia story hours. It includes excerpts from the works of over 50 well-known writers, sample programs, and updated booklists.
——. The Poetry Break: An Annotated Anthology with Ideas for Introducing Children to Poetry. Illustrated by Edith Bingham. H.W.Wilson, 1994. ISBN 0-8242-0852-8. Part 1 of this fun-filled book explains the Poetry Break idea and suggests methods and activities to make poetry a natural part of a child's life. Part 2 is a collection of 240 poems, both classic and contemporary, for children ranging from preschool through elementary school.
Bauman, Richard. Verbal Arts as Performance. Waveland Press, 1984. ISBN 0-88133-048-5
Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. Knopf, 1976. ISBN 0-394-49771-6
Bierhorst, John. Black Rainbows: Legends of the Incas and Myths of Ancient Peru. Farrar, 1976. o.p.
——. The Mythology of Mexico and Central America. Morrow, 1990. ISBN 0-688-06721-2
——. The Mythology of North America. Morrow, 1986. ISBN 0-688-04145-0
——. The Mythology of South America. Morrow, 1988. ISBN 0-688-06722-0