Around the world in stories (2 of 5)

On Demand (IF 2020)

30 minsPWYD

Storytelling | Environment & Nature, Literature & Poetry, Travel & Geography

Session 2 of 5: AUSTRALIA.
Families joined storyteller Sarah Law as she took them on a story-filled virtual trip around the world. Each day the audience decided where to go next. Stories are best suited to children of 5 – 9 years.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on Tuesday 27 October 2020


Sarah Law has been sharing stories at fairs and festivals, museums, libraries and schools for over ten years. She particular likes telling stories in the shade of a great beech tree, but is looking forward to launching into the ether on Zoom.


Story sources:


A telling based on one of the Dreamtime stories, ‘Tiddalik the Flood-Maker’.

How the Kangaroo got her Pouch

Another Dreamtime story, this version is based on a retelling by James Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace.

The Fish who Could Wish

A story in verse written by John Bush and illustrated by Korky Paul.

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