A concise introduction to storytelling told with my experiences of telling stories in education over two decades. It includes a chapter on 'Ages and Stages' which sets out the use of stories in the class years of the Steiner School curriculum, giving the philosophy behind the choice of stories. How to tell a story, why it is better than reading it, personal stories, healing stories and the response of children can be found in this easily read book.
Josie Felce has written a wonderfully clear, concise and soul warming book … Storytelling for life offers many wonderful short stories to illustrate the subject matter. In this way we can experience first-hand the healing powers and spiritual depths in them which provide the soul with sustenance.
Storytelling for Life should be on every parent's and teacher's bookshelf. Her practical and inspirational guide introduces readers to the value of storytelling throughout life -- how stories can be therapeutic and also helpful when we are faced with challenges.