by Chris Smith


Pub Date:01/2014


Format:Rin 400 pages

Stories from oral traditions from a variety of historical, cultural and geographical sources, arranged by year group, fully indexed with an introduction explaining how to use the Collection. A key part in a complete literacy programme from Storytelling Schools, which offers information, resources and training for teachers.

One stop shop for primary storytelling for children aged 5-11 years

Saves teachers’ time by easy reference to good stories to tell
Stories chosen for teachers to find a suitable story linking to the topics they want to teach, and to learning goals. Tips for dramatic and effective retelling
Story indexes which classify stories by topic, values, genre, plot type, country and age
All stories are retellings based on traditional tales, told in the storytellers voice
A handy treasury of engaging traditional stories to retell - a great collection for storytellers
Contents are photocopiable for distribution within school and for homework
Essential companion resource to The Storytelling School: Handbook for Teachers

147 Traditional Stories for Primary School Children to Retell

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