Storyworld Cards: Tales from the Haunted House by John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews
  

Storyworld Cards: Tales from the Haunted House

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

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9 +. This is part of a wonderful publishing success story where children can discover the world of storytelling at their fingertips. StoryWorld is an ingenious idea and a toolkit for the imagination designed to inspire storytellers of all ages. In this pack you’ll find over 25 cards depicting images to guide and assist around the theme of a haunted house – lots of 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. All the storyteller has to do is join 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. Rest assured the StoryWorld packs are a brilliant way of firing a child’s imagination.

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Synopsis

Storyworld Cards: Tales from the Haunted House by John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews

Do you dare to discover the terrible tales told in the Haunted House? 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 chilling story.

Will you stumble into the Swamp, steal the Bloody Axe or come face to face with the Vampire in the Haunted Mansion? 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.

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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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and Cards
24 pages

Author

John Matthews, Caitlin Matthews
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Author's Website

www.hallowquest.org.uk/

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st September 2010

ISBN

9781848774452

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