Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Audio : Storytelling
Never Hire a Fox

Never Hire a Fox

Fall 2014 Storytelling
Ages: 6 - 12 yrs.
CD Price: $15.00

Professional storyteller Tracy Sue Walker spins tall tales from many cultures with a well-practiced folksy touch, and a fine singing voice. Walker performs traditional songs and brings to lively, humorous life the many colorful characters that populate her stories. A chattering chipmunk passes a royal test to win the hand of a princess; an old woman gets the best of Death (with unfortunate consequences); a run-in with a rabbit turns out to be the reason that alligators have bumpy skin. Walker reveals, too, just how the fox got his white-tipped tail, why bats fly at night; and why shy Sister Moon and proud Brother Sun switched places in the beginning of the world.

Lynne Heffley   ©2014 Parents' Choice
A freelance writer and editor for the arts and non-profit organizations, Lynne is a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she established the paper's first weekly children's arts and entertainment beat.

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