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Aesop
semi-legendary fabulist of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Harvey, 10]
Münchäusen
Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit.: Harvey, 565]
Mother Goose
originally a fictitious nursery rhyme spinner from Perrault, later a Bostonian authoress. [Fr. Lit.: Brewer Handbook, 732]
Odysseus
wily teller of tales. [Gk. Legend: Odyssey]
Ovid
(Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C.—A.D. 17) great storyteller of classical mythology. [Rom. Lit.: Zimmerman, 187]
Remus, Uncle
narrator of animal tales in Old South. [Am. Lit.: Nights with Uncle Remus]
Sandy
told endless tales as she and Boss traveled. [Am. Lit.: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
Scheherazade
forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
Watson, Dr. John H.
chronicles Sherlock Holmes’s cases. [Br. Lit.: Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The competition, hosted under the theme, 'Traditional Liberian Story Telling', was opened to all age groups and had an increase in the number of traditional stories submitted from 40 during the first edition to 100 this year, according to the organizers.
Mala Palani who conducted a story telling workshop on Friday emphasized on the need to create compelling stories with coherent narrative structure with attention to detail, descriptive language, and a clear focus on learning outcomes.
Soft toys provide an excellent focus for story telling because they engage children's emotions.
Al Sabri explained that the ministry organises a programme for story telling every Thursday in all the cultural centres as part of the initiative, which will continue till the end of the year.
The Story Telling chair brings real time stories outside and makes reading time fun, and more interesting.
One Big Event is being held in the library on Wednesday between 12.20pm and 8.12pm with a packed itinerary for people of all ages and all abilities to enjoy with everything from table tennis to Tai Chi, Wii Fit to Zumba, abseiling to story telling and rowing to healthy walks.
A STORY telling session will take place at Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum on Saturday October 15.
For children and families there will be daily story telling taking place at 11am in Holmfirth Parish Church.
Story telling, narratives of our lives as they happen, pervades our social world.
Byline: Children's book publisher aims to help them broaden creativity and story telling skills.
An ideal addition to school and community "Myth, Fairytale & Folklore" picturebook collections, The Frog Princess is very highly recommended for all parents and young readers for its creative story telling and superb illustrations.