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Subject: Reading: Storytelling

The Storyteller Series: Finley Stewart

"Recommended. Storyteller Finley Stewart captures viewer's attention as he mixes excellent mimicry with humor and drama to retell treasured myths and legends." -School Library Journal
"Recommended. Each program offers attention-holding performances by Texas storyteller Finley Stewart." -Museumedia
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Storyteller Stories 3, 4, 5

Storyteller Stories 3, 4, 5: Serena; Star Stealer; Sunflower

A combined version of 3. Serena of the River; 4. The Star Stealer and 5. The Sunflower Princess, starring Finley Stewart, is available.
3. Serena of the River
Storyteller Finley Stewart takes us back in time, into the Old West, to tell us a Native American legend about the young woman Serena who wants to marry so badly she makes an agreement with a magical fish; she learns, however, that a person can never buy or barter another's love.
4. The Star Steater
Be prepared to laugh out loud and then be moved as storyteller Finley Stewart tells the wonderful legend of an old man who unintentionally steals all the stars from the sky and discovers he doesn't know how to put them back until a little boy shows him that a little love can be a powerful healer.
5. The Sunflower Princess
Everyone loves to see big, beautiful sunflowers, but not everyone knows their secret. Here storyteller Finley Stewart tells us the tale of a Native American princess who is so intent to do as she pleases, she is banished from two kingdoms. In the end, however, we learn why the sunflower follows the sun. 98/09DE PIJSCA 30 min.

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