Library Storytelling Morning activity for November 2013

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English, this time with Carrie and Trisha as storytellers.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 8. Forty children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

The activity forms part of the library services for library members, with an optional 2 for 1 registration. This means each child with a library card can bring one guest.

Library members will need to show their library card and send an e-mail to biblioteca@iie.es confirming their participation in the activity any time from the first day of the month and up to the week of the Storytelling morning.

Non-members who want to participate have a symbolic associated cost of 3€ per child for each session. The tickets can be obtained at the library check-out desk the same week of the Storytelling morning up until 15 minutes before the beginning of the activity.

If at some point the number of members registered reaches the maximum capacity limit we will announce that tickets are sold out trough the IIE Facebook page.

November 2013 storytelling around the book:

TheGreedySparrow

“The greedy sparrow” by Lucine Kasbarian & Maria Zaikina

Saturday, November 23rd 2013

At 11 a.m. – English version (for advanced level learners)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand. 

(For Intermediate English level learners)

Once there was a sparrow who caught a thorn in his foot. When a kind baker removes the thorn, the sparrow tricks her into giving him some bread. Each time the sparrow meets new people, he tricks them out of bigger and better things. Will the sparrow’s greed get the best of him?

(Hubo una vez un gorrión al que se le clavó un clavo en el pie. Cuando una amable panadera se lo quitó la engañó para que le dira pan. Asi, cada vez que el gorrión se encontraba con gente le engañaba para conseguir cosas más grandes y mejores. Conseguirá la avaricia del gorrión sacar lo mejor de él mismo?)

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10547357-the-greedy-sparrow

http://www.lucinekasbarian.com/books.html

http://bit.ly/1dKvReq

http://bit.ly/16CJx95

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