Within this book, beloved children's author Sara Cone Bryant offers advice on how to convert fidgety listeners into enthralled ones in a few simple, easy-to-follow lessons. Covering such subjects as selecting, adapting, and voicing stories, this concise guide will teach you how to grab and hold children's attention when reading stories to them. You will also be taught how to appropriately adapt each tale to the length, language, and content suitable for children of most ages. "How to Tell Stories to Children and Some Stories to Tell" will be of considerable utility to both parents and teachers, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Sara Cone Bryant (born 1873) was the author of various children's book in the early 20th century. Other notable works by this author include: "Stories to tell the littlest ones", "Epaminondas and His Auntie", and "I am an American". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.