Simon Brooks is a storyteller who began spinning yarns in 1991 for school groups and families at youth hostels in the United Kingdom. In 2003 Simon became a children’s librarian and freelance storyteller in the Upper Valley. Simon likes to investigate, educate & fascinate with story, and he has recorded 3 award winning storytelling CDs and numerous audio books. He is also a published writer, poet and photographer. He has performed for libraries, schools, festivals, and private functions. Simon combines his passion for children’s literature and folklore to create fun programs for both children and adults.

Simon’s repertoire comes mainly from European folk and faerie tales, but he also includes stories from other countries and cultures. He lives in Orford, NH with his wife and two children. A collection of his folk tales will be available in August 2017.


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