Dianne de Las Casas

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Dianne de Las Casas (born January 15, 1970 in the Philippines) is an award-winning author and storyteller who tours internationally.[1][2] She is the founder of an international initiative designating November as Picture Book Month.[3][4]

Awards[edit]

  • Storytelling World Resource Award (2005, 2010, 2011)[5][6][7]
  • National Parenting Publications Award (2006)[8]

Bibliography[edit]

Children's books[edit]

  • The Cajun Cornbread Boy (2009)
  • Madame Poulet and Monsieur Roach (2009)
  • Mama's Bayou (2010)[9]
  • The Gigantic Sweet Potato (2010)[10]
  • There's a Dragon in the Library (2011)
  • The House That Witchy Built (2011)[11]
  • Blue Frog: The Legend of Chocolate (2011)
  • Beware, Beware of the Big Bad Bear (2012)
  • Dinosaur Mardi Gras (2012)
  • The Little "Read" Hen (2013)[12][13]

Other books[edit]

  • Story Fest: Crafting Story Theater Scripts (2005)
  • Kamishibai Story Theater: The Art of Picture Telling (2006)
  • Handmade Tales: Stories to Make and Take (2008)[14]
  • The Story Biz Handbook: How to Manage Your Storytelling Career from the Desk to the Stage (2008)
  • Tangram Tales: Story Theater Using the Ancient Chinese Puzzle (2009)
  • Scared Silly: 25 Tales to Tickle and Thrill (2009)[15]
  • Stories on Board: Creating Board Games from Favorite Tales (2010)
  • A is for Alligator: Draw and Tell Tales from A-Z (2011)
  • Tell Along Tales! Playing with Participation Stories (2011)
  • Tales from the 7,000 Isles: Filipino Folk Stories (2011)[16]
  • Handmade Tales 2: More Stories to Make and Take (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Victoria (October 15, 2009). "Children's author comes home to Lemoore". Hanford Sentinel. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dianne de Las Casas interview". School Library Journal. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Staino, Rocco. "Second Annual Picture Book Month Kicks Off in November". School Library Journal. Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Okihiro, Gary (2012). Great Lives in History: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. Salem Press. pp. 179–181. ISBN 9781587658617. 
  5. ^ Joy, Flora. "The 2010 Storytelling World Resource Awards". Storytelling World. Retrieved 2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ Joy, Flora. "The 2011 Storytelling World Resource Awards". Storytelling World. Retrieved 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ Joy, Flora. "The 2005 Storytelling World Resource Awards". Storytelling World. Retrieved 2005.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  8. ^ "NAPPA 2006: Select Winners by State - LA - OH". Jump, Jiggle & Jam: A Rhythmic Romp through Storyland. Parenthood.com. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Mama's Bayou.(Brief article)(Children's review)(Book review)". ForeWord. May 19, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Gigantic Sweet Potato". Kirkus. Retrieved August 17, 2010. 
  11. ^ "The House That Witchy Built". Kirkus. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  12. ^ Smith, Mary Jean. "Preschool to Grade 4: May 2013". The Little "Read" Hen. School Library Journal. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Booklist Review: The Little "Read" Hen". Booklist. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  14. ^ Fickey, Amanda (2008). "Book Review: Handmade Tales: Stories to Make and Take". Voices: The Journal of New York Folklore. 34 (3-4): 44–45.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help);
  15. ^ Cox, James. "Library Book Watch: Library Science Shelf". Scared Silly: 25 Tales to Tickle and Thrill. Midwest Book Review. Retrieved December 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  16. ^ Marcolux, Elizabeth (December 2011). Teacher Librarian. 39 (2): 49.  Missing or empty |title= (help);

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