Storytelling book for teachers + students

About Storytelling by Helen McKay and Berice Dudley

About Storytelling

About Storytelling – a Practical Guide” by Helen McKay and Berice Dudley

“ONCE UPON A TIME” is still one of the most guaranteed attention-getting phrases in our language.

About storytelling is crammed with hints on developing stories. The book contains information on how to find and adapt stories, business matters, and dealing with disasters. It includes a comprehensive resource list.

Body language. eye contact, natural pace and intonation are some of the storyteller’s tools. Storytelling crosses all boundaries of age and culture. Stories entertain, inspire, instruct and heal. They’re as relevant now as ever.

But what is storytelling

Some call it painting pictures with words… creating pictures in the minds of listeners. It is the oldest form of publishing.

This is a book for all storytellers, parents and grand-parents, librarians, therapists, teachers and speakers. Whether you’re storytelling for fun or a fee, the practical hints will enhance your performance. Helen McKay and Berice Dudley are skilled communicators and experienced storytellers. They have shared their collective knowledge to help you learn more about storytelling.

This book has been purchased by schools, libraries, individual teachers, students and storytellers. It is on a book list of recommended reading for students. It has been sold overseas as well as in Australia. For another book related to storytelling see

$15.95 Special price for revised edition – don’t miss out!

Published: Hale & Iremonger, Sydney Australia ISBN 0 86806 652 4

Buy this book direct from the authors: AU$15.95+ postage $3.50 Mailed anywhere in Australia  (For mail outside Australia: ask us.)

About Storytelling is a useful, information-accessible introduction to how do I tell stories, where do I begin.’ Diane Wolkstein, Author of The Magic Orange Tree and Esther’s Story