NAPPA 2004: Spoken Word and Story Telling
By Marilyn McPhie

It's fun to tell kids stories yourself. And, of course, no professional storyteller can substitute for the family variety, but it's also great to hear a different voice, a new story or a fresh take on a familiar tale. Here are our favorites from a large stack of excellent contenders. Pick up any of these titles and rest assured that they will draw children in and capture their imaginations.

Nappa Spoken Word Award Winners Ages 4 and Up
Ages 8 and Up

About the judge: Marilyn McPhie has been a professional storyteller for nearly two decades. A member of the National Storytelling Association, she has presented at many state and regional conferences, writes a review column for a storytelling newsletter and performs regularly for audiences of preschoolers through adults.

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