Storyworld: Mad Professor's Workshop by John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews
  

Storyworld: Mad Professor's Workshop

Written by John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews
Part of the Storyworld Series

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The world of storytelling is at your fingertips in this ingenious package. The book shaped box in which you’ll find some inspirational cards is a toolkit for the imagination that’s designed to inspire storytellers of all ages. In this pack you’ll find over 25 cards depicting images from The Mad Professor’s Workshop – characters, places and objects plus there’s a little book that will provide you with even more inspiration if you’re struggling with your story.

The storyteller joins up one of the many starting points provided by the cards in the pack with one of the ending points by using signposts and suggestions for new strands to shape the narrative. It’s great fun to pick cards at random and make use of the pictures and words on them as inspiration, or you can be more set and choose cards of your choice to create a story. It works every time and is a brilliant way of firing a child’s imagination. Try it... Click here to view other titles in the Storyworld range including a sumptuous gift box edition consisting of even more cards than this one provides together with a 76-page hardback book. Each one is guaranteed to unlock your imagination.

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Storyworld: Mad Professor's Workshop by John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews

Have you ever heard a story about a strange invention or crazy scientist? With this top-up pack from StoryWorld, you can pick a handful of cards that suggest characters, places and objects, then use them as the inspiration to invent your own incredible tale. Meet the Mad Professor, take a ride on the Bionic Bicycle or see what happens when you play with the Incredible Shrink-o-Matic! Also includes a storytelling book, packed with tips for starting your stories, games to play with the cards and ideas about ways that you can tell your tale.

Click here to visit the StoryWorld website, featuring a video of the authors.

About the Author

John Matthews is a master storyteller and draws from his wide experience of folk tales to find stories that will be new to many young readers. He is the author of numerous highly- acclaimed books on Arthurian legends and Celtic mythology, and has co-written a number of books with his wife Caitlίn. John currently lives in Oxford with his wife and son.

Caitlín Matthews is a writer, singer and storyteller who makes her home in Oxford. Since childhood, she has had an abiding love of myths and legends and has written over twenty-five titles on Celtic and British mythology, among them, Ladies of the Lake and The Celtic Book of Days.

In this video, John and Caitlin explain their StoryWorld series:

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Format

Cards

Author

John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews
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Author's Website

www.hallowquest.org.uk/

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st May 2010

ISBN

9781848774445

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