|Performer name:||Margot Carpenter|
|Mailing address:||141 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
|Performer's agent:||Devorah Tarrow|
|Previous appearances at:||
Flushing Library, Queens, NY, East Elmhurst Library, Queens, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
|Information last updated:||06/07/2016|
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|Were They Equal? - an African story as told by Dr. Arnold Perey||
Performing Arts- Storytelling
"Were They Equal?" is a delightful story from Africa, about Tortoise, Elephant, Hippo, & You! Arnold Perey, anthropologist, in this illustrated children's book, has retold the story for children today, and illustrated it with lively pictures. He is joined by flutist Barbara Allen, and actor Anne Fielding in the telling of the story. You'll hear about Tortoise, who is small. The big animals, Elephant and Hippo, feel important because they think they are better than Tortoise. But Tortoise plays an amazing trick on them which helps them see the truth: "We are different, but our feelings inside are the same. I deserve the same respect that you do."
|Poetry Shows: We Can Honestly Like the World!||
Children Learn what poetry truly is and how it shows what the world is and how they want to be! Through poems by such poets as Ruben Dario, Po Chu-I, Lewis Carroll, and more, children learn that poetic music comes from a person's seeing the world honestly, as the oneness of opposites. These are the same opposites that are in them, in their family, in classmates--like soft and hard, slow and fast, high and low. Poetry will be closer to chidlren, as they see that it has beauty & power! The music of a true poem makes for a big feeling of honestly liking the world!
|Up to $100|
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