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Simon Brooks, storyteller

Award-winning British storyteller Simon Brooks has captivated people all over New England. Of the four CDs he has so far released, two are award-winning: "More Second-hand Tales" received the Silver Honors from Parent's Choice in 2009 and "A Tangle of Tales" received the Gold Award from Parent's Choice in 2011. Combining his passion for children's literature and folklore, Simon has brought tales to life in both his live performances and his albums. Simon’s often-funny storytelling delights children and adults alike. His forth album, "Moonlit Stories" was released in 2015. He has recently released an audio recording "The Epic of Gilgamesh, a retelling" aimed at middle school aged children.

With his bodhrán Simon shares folk and faerie tales from all over the world. Audience members, when they've finished their imaginary voyage and have stopped shaking from laughter, or left deep in thought, will wonder how so many memorable character voices and sounds came out of one man. Simon will carry you thousands of miles and across hundreds of years so you can walk across giants’ backs to see where the faeries lived and where genies and dragons fought. Children, even the most jaded, leave Simon's presentations fully understanding the magic inherent in a story powerfully told.

Simon is a member of the League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling and the National Storytelling Network.

Simon Brooks is available for festivals, private functions, businesses, libraries and schools. Stories for adults and children. Please see website for programming and pricing.