Around the world in stories (3 of 5)

On Demand (IF 2020)

30 minsPWYD

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

Session 3 of 5: AFRICA.
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 Wednesday 28 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:

The Grey Parrot

Based on retellings of traditional tales by Peter Hearn and Sarah Law.

The Turtle who wanted to Fly

This is an old story that has been told by peoples of many lands. You can find versions in Aesop’s Fables and the Jakata Tales but the story told here was based on an African telling.

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