Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book

Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book

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Houghton
Pete Seeger brings more than fifty years of performing folksongs to the art of storytelling in this unique collection of tales, ideas, and music. He and Paul Jacobs have put together fresh versions of familiar tales; stories based on songs, family histories, and America's past; as well as entirely new tales created just for this book. Each section describes the origins of the stories and there are suggestions for retelling and personalizing the tales to turn them into family favorites for bedtime or family time. And in keeping with the theme that a story never really ends-in fact gets better and better each time it is told-the book concludes with some beginnings, story openers to get you going on the path to creating your own storytelling tradition. Pete Seeger, a Grammy Award winner as well as the recipient of the N.E.A. National Medal of Arts and Kennedy Center Honors, has spent sixty years singing in peace rallies and civil rights marches, at schools and camps, and for unions. His internationally recognized songs include, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," "If I Had a Hammer," and "Turn, Turn, Turn." He lives in Beacon, New York, with his wife of over fifty years, Toshi Seeger.


Baker & Taylor
In an innovative treasury of tales, music, and ideas, the renowned folksinger offers a complete guide to the art of storytelling, with new versions of familiar folktales, original stories, and tales based on songs, family histories, and the past, along with suggestions for retelling and personalizing the stories and tips on creating one's own storytelling tradition. 35,000 first printing.

Harcourt Publishing
Pete Seeger brings more than fifty years of performing folksongs to the art of storytelling in this unique collection of tales, ideas, and music. He and Paul Jacobs have put together fresh versions of familiar tales; stories based on songs, family histories, and America's past; as well as entirely new tales created just for this book. Each section describes the origins of the stories and there are suggestions for retelling and personalizing the tales to turn them into family favorites for bedtime or family time. And in keeping with the theme that a story never really ends-in fact gets better and better each time it is told-the book concludes with some beginnings, story openers to get you going on the path to creating your own storytelling tradition. Pete Seeger, a Grammy Award winner as well as the recipient of the N.E.A. National Medal of Arts and Kennedy Center Honors, has spent sixty years singing in peace rallies and civil rights marches, at schools and camps, and for unions. His internationally recognized songs include, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," "If I Had a Hammer," and "Turn, Turn, Turn." He lives in Beacon, New York, with his wife of over fifty years, Toshi Seeger.


Book News
American folksinger Seeger culls from his half century of performing around the world to present a medley of tales, ideas, and music. He also includes suggestions for personalizing the tales and insight into the process of storytelling to encourage readers to begin their own storytelling tradition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

The folksinger offers a guide to the art of storytelling, with new versions of familiar folktales, original stories, and tales based on songs, and family histories, along with suggestions for retelling and personalizing stories.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780151003709
015100370X
9780156013116
0156013118
Characteristics: 264 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jacobs, Paul DuBois

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