What I bring to each show varies greatly, depending on the audience and the number of  tales I expect to tell. The younger/longer the show, the more I need to pack.

This is what I carry for my 50-60 minute programme themed around food. .

What’s in a storyteller’s bag?

The Hungry Caterpillar retold with the aid of these colourful story felts
Story Quote

There's always room for a story that can transport people
to another place.

 J.K. Rowling

Animal headdresses bought in Chiangmai and a home-made tortoise glove puppet for my very participative version of Awongaleema, the magic tree Two delicious biscuits serve as fishcakes in the Japanese folktale of The Two Foolish Cats.  Guaranteed to tempt two young assistants to help me - but who actually eats the biscuits . . . is a surprise! My recipe for Stone Soup requires a large wooden spoon, a flat grey stone and 5 picture-card ingredients (with a focus on adjectives) to be held by my assistant cooks!






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