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KUDOS

What a delight you were at the Connecticut Storytelling Festival!  Your variety of stories was wonderful 

Artistic Director, Connecticut Festival 2017.

She was truly a favorite at our 28th Mariposa Story-telling Festival. Mariposa Festival Director

...thanks for making our Arts Literacy Assembly FANTASTIC! ​Parent Coordinator, Bonny Slope Elementary, May 2015

Your stories at the annual thank you dinner were super --- attendees are still talking bout them.  Director, Multnomah Co Citizen Involvement Committee, 2014

..your mini-workshop for storytelling was so much fun, as well as educational for our members. President

Oregon Tour & Travel Alliance, 2014

The staff and students are absolutely loving your visits. Coordinator, Kids on the Block 2014

 

Anne  brings wonderful energy with her telling of original and traditional tales. She is a fresh voice being heard across the land.  Listen up!  You will be delighted. Pat Peterson, Emcee 2013 Forest Storytelling Festival

 

You left a marvelous impression with my active class…They are putting in the juicy details FIRST! Teacher, Trillium Elementary, 2013

One of the finest professional liars in the world.

PORTLAND TRIBUNE 2013

 

...staff members said it was fantastic AND I spent last night hearing my 8 year old (who was in the audience) retell several of your stories.  Then she decided to tell some of her own stories. You have inspired a new generation of oral storytellers!  Coordinator, Newby Elementary 2013

Anne gave feedback that was positive and reaffirming. …She was able to pull a lot out of [even our more reluctant students] with encouragement, solid instruction, and fun activities. Very impressive! Teacher, Lake Grove Elementary, 2013

Thank you for your captivating performance! The [audience] really enjoyed your presentation. Afterwards they were all smiling and satisfied. Director of International Activities, Portland State University, 2012

One of the teen girls later told me she'd been a bit dubious about storytelling...but that later she she surprised herself by enrapturing her cousin with a complete recounting of the thumb story. She was very proud. Youth Librarian, Troutdale Library 2012

Anne, we loved having you. Next time we will have better cookies! Director, Lebanon Library (Spooky Story Show )  2011

You brought a lot of joy here today. Resident, Gateway Care Center 2011

Talk on the playground has been nothing but good. Classroom aide, Lewis Elementary 2011

You are officially dubbed the Arts Center's  favorite storyteller! Events Coordinator, Walters Cultural Arts Center 2011

Thanks so much for sharing all your knowledge and enthusiasm with the kids--oh, and your patience (smile.) You were wonderful. Youth Librarian, Multnomah Co. Library 2011

 

Gotta say my husband, brother-in-law, and I agree you were the BEST host/emcee we've ever heard. Volunteer, Tapestry of Tales 2010

...the residents LOVED you and are STILL TALKING about you..WHEN IS SHE COMING BACK they ask???? Activities Director, Menlo Park, 2009

There was a boy who attended your assembly who is normally difficult to contain and often misbehaves.  He enjoyed your stories so much, including the big pencil, that somehow the message made it to me.  Coordinator, Tapestry of Tales 2009

Thank you for teaching us how to say something without getting embarrassed. Student, Findley Elem, 2009

Everyone loved your assembly. The teachers thanked me for bringing you in!  Librarian, Chapman Elementary 2008

 

She is my favorite storyteller.  Dolores Elliott Rutherford 2005