This is only a sampling of ideas. Anne can create a program for your needs.

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Asian Tales
Asian stories sparkle with magic, wisdom, and humor. Come and meet clever animals,
a samurai warrior, dancing spirits, a clever judge, and an ogre or two.

Eek! Ghostly, Ghastly Stories!
Skeletons and ghosts! Creatures and spooks! And maybe a spare body part or two! Stories just right for the Halloween season or any time. Best for ages 8 and up.

The Hero’s Quest
Brave Jack, third son Jean, and clever Molly travel on journeys into the world to find their fortunes and triumph in the end.

Laughs Around the World
Time to laugh! Take a journey of imagination with stories from around the world that have come down through the oral tradition to delight listeners today.

Magical Moments
Stories filled with magic, spells, and transformations galore!

Wit and Wisdom from Around the World

Folk tales that tell us that using your brains will always triumph in the end.

Girl Power!    
Meet heroines from the world’s oral traditions who prove that brains and courage win the day.

PROGRAMS FOR TEENS AND ADULTS

Hidden Memory: An American Story

The moving story of Anne’s family’s journey from Japan and through the incarceration camps of World War II. Presented with a slide show of photographs from the Shimojima family and the National Archives.

Read more about the story here.

A Story Sampler
A selection of stories from Anne’s repertoire – clever, funny, sad, moving, and magical.

True Love
It’s all about love – love lost, love found. Stories that fill your heart!

Womanpower
Stories of women – strong, clever, brave, and kind – from both folk tale and literary traditions.