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Imagine Your Way Home with Olive

by Olive Hackett-Shaughnessy

Released 2006
Released 2006
Five traditional fairy tales told in a rich, soothing voice that entrances children and intrigues adults with dramatic musical interludes to echo the mood.
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Olive Hackett-Shaughnessy has been a storyteller, curriculum consultant and writer in San Francisco since 1986. She performs and teaches in classrooms from pre-k through college. As adult educator she presents workshops for parent education, literacy development, and writing.

Released in 2006, this collection of stories has a devoted following of children and adults alike. It has become a road trip companion, a bed time tradition, and a classroom favorite. Grateful parents have expressed their thanks for a …
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Imagine the Brave with Olive

by Olive Hackett-Shaughnessy

Released 2008
Released 2008
Olive's voice is immediately present with a resonance and intimacy that brings comfort and humor even when the brave character is facing a dragon, a witch, a tantrum, a storm, or a giant.
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Though characterized as a collection of traditional stories for children, this recording is meant to be a deep listening experience for all ages. Just like in the olden days before TV when families and neighbors gathered for the fun, the wisdom, and the calm that settles upon a community when listening together.
Each of the five stories on this recording is lively and vivid to a child, while holding layer upon layer of insight for …
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