Join the Beta-Books Readers Club! 

 Coming March 2017! "Beta-Books Readers Club" is part of a literacy awareness and books give-away campaign that encourages reading, creative writing and storytelling and a few things more. Making connections with Language Arts (National Academic Standards, etc.), "Beta Books" are tagged as such and are books written by various authors in the public domain and…

Rolling Out – Entertainment, Music, Culture

  Award-winning action storyteller J’miah Nabawi entertains with folktales in 7 languages J’miah Nabawi Award-winning action storyteller author, Welcome to Friendly: Meet Julio Gonzalez What inspired you to be an entertainer and author?  I grew up listening to music, primarily improvisational music called jazz. After listening to it for so long,…

Parent Engagement & Play

"Parent Engagement" has become the buzz words amongst educators involved with getting children "reading on grade-level" by 3rd grade and developing, expanding their vocabulary through reading-aloud and talking about the text. J'miah uses "games and physical play" as a lead-in to getting some whom may be reluctant to play with text and their…

Join Storyteller J’miah Nabawi for Live Oak Public Libraries’ 2015 Summer Reading Program

Storyteller J'miah Nabawi  (a.k.a The Original Storybook Man) will be one of the featured storytellers this summer as he tours several of Live Oak Public Libraries' Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties branches to present storytelling and related interactive activities for "Every Hero Has a Story" (for the children) and  "Unmask!" for teen audiences. …

2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival’s International Tent

  Savannah, GA Saturday, November 15, 2014, Forsyth Park, 10am-4pm Welcome to Savannah Children’s Book Festival! Be sure to join us "International Tent!" Hosted by Savannah’s award-winning storyteller, J’miah Nabaw **************** 11:00  J’miah Nabawi presents: Bringing Storybooks Alive! A workshop/presentation on creating “action storytelling.”  Turn stories and tales into interactive…

With African Spirit . . . Gullah Geechee lives on and on and on and on

Gullah, Ghana, Geechee, Gumbo!™ is an On Tour Residency project incorporating history, oral traditions, craft-making, musical ensemble and more. It will address concerns about preserving and perpetuating the Gullah language and instilling pride and encouragement amongst the youth in taking the baton that's run the distance from the elders to…

Teachers/Facilitators Guides

Teachers/Program Facilitators Guides are primarily for artist residencies and touring programs like "There's Rhythm in the Telling" once they are booked.  They are either written by J'miah Nabawi himself or through a collaborative effort with designated program coordinators from the host school or organization. Sample:  Teachers Guide_Ananse On Tour_Artist Sample (Sample) Inquiries: TallTales@jmiahnabawi.com