In Mom's the Word, Grammy-nominated storyteller, author, and solo performer Milbre Burch shares stories of the births of her two daughters at midlife with wit and passion. Milbre interweaves her hard-won lessons of motherhood and aging with the wisdom of folk and fairy tales - bridging the mythic and the personal.
"It is the tale of a dragon. It is the tale of a kite. It is the tale of a healer and a storyteller...heroic in spite of themselves and because of the dragon. That's what dragons are for, after all, to call forth heroes." So begins "Dragonfield", by celebrated author Jane Yolen. Paired with Milbre Burch's "Metamorphosis" (James Tiptree Jr. Award Semi-Finalist), these two contemporary fairy tales of true love and high adventure will enchant and entertain you.
Werewolves, witches and vampires inhabit these scary stories and frightening folk tales told by Grammy-nominated storyteller and performer Milbre Burch. Featuring stories from Jane Yolen, Richard Matheson, Joseph Jacobs, Ursula K. LeGuin, and Helen Eustis. Recommended for ages 13+.
Dragons, princesses and shape-shifters populate this collection of original fairy tales, fables and poems by noted author Jane Yolen, who has been called America's own Hans Christian Andersen and the Aesop of the 20th century. Award-winning storyteller and solo performer Milbre Burch brings these delightful stories to life in this Parents' Choice Classic Award-winning recording, recommended for ages 10 and up.
Grammy-nominated storyteller and performer Milbre Burch invites you to a world of seal maids, fairy wives, magical heirlooms, living gargoyles and other enchantments in this collection of original fairy tales by celebrated author Jane Yolen.
This Parents Choice Gold Award winning recording includes: "The Moon Ribbon"; "The Boy Who Had Wings"; "The Fisherman's Wife", "Silent Bianca", and more. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Mothers: everybody has one, and each has a story to tell. Every mother knows that good parenting can call for heroic measures. As these tales from ancient traditions show, most rise to the task and do the best they can. Whether mothers have starring or supporting roles in these stories, their actions are the ones on which the plots turn. Here are tales of gentle wisdom and fierce emotion, everyday chores, and unthinkable challenges.
Noted storyteller, author and performer Milbre Burch combines personal stories with folk and fairy tales from around the world in this Grammy-nominated recording (2007). These unforgettable and moving folktales from Russia, Kazakhstan, Zimbabwe, China, Thailand and beyond remind us that the world is often saved by unlikely heroes (like the hummingbird on its back, ready to do its part to hold up a falling sky), and that healing and hope can come from unlikely sources.