Three-minute Tales

Three-minute Tales

Stories From Around the World to Tell or Read When Time Is Short

Book - 2004
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Jewish, native American, and African-American traditions. Book jacket.
Anyone who teaches, leads, or speaks in public has had the experience of needing to fill short amounts of time in order to hold the audience's attention. The challenge is familiar to Margaret Read MacDonald, who for thirty-five years told stories to preschoolers every week. Here are more than eighty simple, short, pithy tales for many occasions. These traditional tales come from China, west Africa, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Syria, Cuba, the Ukraine, India, eastern Europe, and the
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : August House Publishers, 2004
ISBN: 0874837294 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0874837286 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 398.2 MAC
Characteristics: 160 p. ; 26 cm


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Aug 22, 2006

This collection of stories from around the world has excellent selections for telling or playacting for almost any school group. In this assortment the stories range from quickies (30 seconds!) to longer ones that need to be read aloud. The themes have different age ranges as well as stories that use participants, or are puzzle tales that the audience needs to listen to carefully in order to find out the answer at the end. Any group would be fascinated by the story you pick out to share.


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