Library Storytelling Morning activity for May

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 library@iie.es. Register including children's name/s and your favorite session (11 / 12:30 p.m.) and wait for our confirmation reply.

May 2011 storytelling around the book:

“It Could Always Be Worse” By Margot Zemach

Saturday, Saturday, May 21st

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)

"A wise rabbi does out surprising advice to a man complaining of overcrowded quarters in this Yiddish folktale."

(In this traditional Jewish tale a rabbi dispenses startling advice to a man who comes to him complaining about how crowded his house is.)

from Amazon.

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://us.macmillan.com/itcouldalwaysbeworse

http://www.librarything.com/work/322084

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margot_Zemach