Blog posts by by Marisa Kuras

Read & Play: How to Tell a Good Story!

by Marisa Kuras

“Tell us another story!” “Yes, more stories!” These were the cries from the P.S. 10 Kindergarten class as I concluded their class visit to Kings Highway Library. I had just performed the French folktale “Six Silly Cats” to this group of five-year-olds, and–much to my surprise and, of course, delight–it had gone over better than expected. Better even than the picture book I also read to them, Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGuinty. While the children seemed to appreciate the book’s rhyme scheme, its Day-Glo illustrations, and the humor of a chore chart gone awry, when their teacher asked who…