The Lion Storyteller Awesome Book of Stories by Bob Hartman

The Lion Storyteller Awesome Book of Stories

Written by Bob Hartman
Illustrated by Krisztina Kallai Nagy
Part of the Lion Storyteller Series

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Internationally acclaimed storyteller Bob Hartman brings us a captivating compilation of his best-loved collections of classic stories from around the world. The stories he has chosen are ones that he hopes will encourage children to be more kind, gentle and compassionate. This is a book to celebrate the wonder and magic of storytelling and will provide you with a wealth of short stories to pick and choose for story time morning, noon and night. There is also a section at the back with some helpful tips and advice on sharing stories with crowds. Each story is accompanied by bright, colourful illustrations and this book is sure to be returned to again and again and again.


The Lion Storyteller Awesome Book of Stories by Bob Hartman

This awesome anthology contains 76 tremendous tales. All of the best-loved stories from the immensely popular The Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book and The Lion Storyteller Book of Animal Tales are collected here into one colourful volume. Accompanied by a new introduction giving advice on storytelling and reading aloud, and vibrant illustrations, this makes a fantastic anthology for story time.


'As the author says: "...stories need to leave the listener with that safe, warm, happily-ever-after feeling." And that's what this collection does, time and time again.' Manchester Evening News

About the Author

Bob Hartman

Internationally acclaimed Bob Hartman is a much-loved performance storyteller for children. Renowned for his dynamic, energetic and interactive performances, Bob has entertained audiences on both sides of the Atlantic – from the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum to schools, bookshops and major festivals throughout the UK – including the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Northern Children’s Book Festival, both of which he has been a well-loved favourite at for a number of years. His audiences range in number from 10 to 100 and beyond and are enjoyed by all ages.

Bob’s storytelling programme combines traditional folk-tales from around the world, retold in his own inimitable style, with his own inventive stories. Bob loves to help children create their own stories on the spot, and also runs practical workshops for older children and adults who want to understand the power of storytelling and improve their skills.

Bob Hartman and is author of the Lion Storyteller series, a number of picture story books including Noah’s Big Boat, Dinner in the Lions’ Den, The Wolf who Cried Boy and The Three Billy Goats’ Stuff as well as Mr Aesop’s Story Shop and a series of books for adults: Telling the Bible and Telling the Gospel in which he offers his thoughts on storytelling and tips on how to tell stories in fresh and intriguing ways.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Bob Hartman
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Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

17th June 2016




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