Artist: Dr. Mike Lockett
Dr. Michael Lockett is a teller of traditional tales in a non-traditional manner. Lockett has been telling stories for 40 plus years in his positions as a storyteller, teacher, principal, central office administrator and educational consultant.
Because he lives in the small town of Normal, Illinois, he enjoys being called “The Normal Storyteller.” But, there is little that is NORMAL about Mike.
He brings high energy and creative uses of audio sound effects to his family friendly stories. He gives many programs in Asia where he affectionally is known as “Miko Yeh Yeh” – which means “Grandpa Mike.
Mike has given more than 4000 presentations and workshops in 30 states across the United States and as far away as eastern Asia. He has performed in fifteen countries.
Read more about him here http://www.mikelockett.com/
His titles include The Cat and the Mouse, Hickory Dickory Dock, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Teddy Bear
Monkey and Rabbit, The Magic Eyes of Little Crab, Why Spiders Have Big Bottoms, Sky Food, Humpty Dumpty and the Great Fall, The Hungry Wolf, The Turtle Who Could Not Stop Talking, The Goats in the Garden and The Giant Pumpkin. Nine of his children’s picture books are bilingual (Chinese and English).
Dr. Lockett has received a total of twenty-five awards for his books and audio storytelling products. His Christmas album was recognized with a Storytelling World Award in 2014. He is among the one of the top 1% most endorsed storytellers on @LinkedIn in United States for his storytelling abilities.
SESSIONS at The 2017 Storymoja Festival:
1. Storytelling – Dr. Mike Lockett performs an interactive storytelling session with the children, taking them on a journey through imagination
27th September – 10:00 – 10:45am (6-9 years)
28th September – 11:00 – 11:45am (6-9 years)
29th September – 11:00 – 11:45am (6-9 years)
2. Meet the Author – Engage Talk with Dr. Mike Lockett on his journey as a storyteller, writer and author of children’s books.
27th September – 11:00 – 11:45am (10 – 13 years)
28th September – 10:00 – 10:45am (10 – 13 years)
29th September – 11:00 – 11:45am (10 – 13 years)