Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Today's E-mail from Bookxcess!

Circle the date “24th July” on your calendar folks!! Ample time to make arrangements & preparations to let your kids attend BookXcess’ upcoming storytelling session! We assure you that it will be another FUN, FUN, FUN experience with BookXcess! Parents & guardians too can enjoy the delightful hour with your little ones!

Date: 24th July 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm

Registration can be done via email (lukreiza@bookxcess.com),
walk-in or fax to 03-79601505.

Registration is open to kids between the ages of 3-8 years old only.

Registration is limited to a maximum of two (2) children.

Due to limited space, the session can only accommodate 50 children. The 50 participants will be notified via email latest by Friday (23rd June 2010).

Please take note that the spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.


[ how i wish i can bring my cats instead , huhuhuhu,..maybe i can rent someone's kid? HAHAHAHAH!]


"Storytelling is the conveying of events in words, images and sounds often by improvisation or embellishment. Stories or narratives have been shared in every culture as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and in order to instill moral values. Crucial elements of stories and storytelling include plot, characters and narrative point of view."- Wikipedia

"At the turn of the 20th century, some French children made an incredible find in the Pyrenees Mountains – drawings of extinct animals in caves. The 35,000-year-old paintings on the walls of the Lascaux Caves are our earliest recorded evidence of storytelling, and since Lascaux we’ve found dozens of other examples.

To primitive man, storytelling was magic. There was little separation between what was spoken and what happened – to him, it seemed logical that if we could describe a great hunt and bring it home, in all its vividness and glory, to those who did not participate, then it should be possible to tell a story about a hunt and see it happen later. When it did not always work, they decided that perhaps drawing the story would help" Read more

"Human Imagination has given mankind the unique ability to communicate abstract concepts and ideas among its people. It has given its storytellers the power to emotionally enter people's minds. These storyteller's have the ability to create happiness or hatred or any other emotion humans may possess. Their ability to persuade make them one of the most powerful groups among the "Homo Imaginative Sapiens" species."
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Video Tells History of Story Telling
From Earliest Times to Now

This wonderful video from Mark Logic follows our need from earliest times to make sense of the world through stories and how today we have the power to get our stories to millions of people. Watch and enjoy.[ http://byronmiller.typepad.com/ ]



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