Scholastic Schools Live | Wendy Shearer

Tricksters, shapeshifters and magical lands – storytelling with Wendy Shearer

Thursday 7th October, 11am


Scholastic Schools Live: Tricksters, shapeshifters and magical lands - storytelling with Wendy Shearer
Join Wendy Shearer, professional storyteller and author of African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends, to listen to some classic stories from all over Africa and the Caribbean. Wendy also contributed to our recent story collection, Bedtimes Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past, and will discuss how she takes inspiration from important moments in Black history. Wendy regularly performs stories in schools, with a repertoire of stories drawn from her Afro-Caribbean heritage and degree in Classics.
Suitable for ages 9+.
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Books by Wendy Shearer

African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends
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African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends

Enjoy a rich collection of folktales, myths and legends from all over Africa and the Caribbean, re-told for young readers. From the trickster tales of Anansi the spider, to the story of how the leopard got his spots; from the tale of the king who wanted to touch the moon, to Aunt Misery’s magical starfruit tree. This book includes traditional favourites and classic folktales and mythology.