Library Storytelling Morning activity forJune

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings from October to June where kids can enjoy selected stories in English with Brian George (Oliver) as storyteller.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 9. Thirty-five children per session and two adults per child maximum. 45 minutes approx.

Participation is free (The first week of the month the Friends of the Library and International Institute students will be able to pre-register).

Seating is limited; entrance is open until full capacity.

Registration starting the first day of every month at biblioteca@iie.es. Register including children’s name/s and your favorite session (11 / 12:30 h.) and wait for our confirmation reply.

June 2011 storytelling around the book:

“The Hunterman and the Crocodile” by Baba Wague Diakite

Saturday, June 18th 2011

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)

“Donso, a West African hunterman, learns the importance of living in harmony with nature and the necessity of placing humans among, not above, all other living things.

(Donso, un cazador del oeste africano, aprende la importancia de vivir en armonía con la naturaleza y la necesidad de ubicar a los hombres entre, y no por encima, el resto de seres vivos.)

From Internet Archive.

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/viewWorkDetail.do?workId=1752

http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-590-89828-7

http://www.babawague.com/