Stories are fundamental to how we learn and make our way in the world.

Storyteller and public speaker Mike Mann uses enthusiasm and imagination as he tells stories to more than 15,000 listeners each year. Mike is a winner of the Parents’ Choice, NAPPA Gold, and Storytelling World awards for his creative and imaginative stories. He has appeared on Channel 9’s Good Morning Minnesota and Kare 11 TV, and has been the subject of feature articles in the Minneapolis Star Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press.

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The Power of Pooh

In a corner of the children’s section of the New York Public Library sits several battered, bedraggled stuffed animals.  Patches of fur are missing from the stuffed donkey; the bear’s dirty feet and the tiger’s matted coat are evidence that this collection of animals has been loved.  The animals were donated to the library by a publisher who obtained them from their original owner, an elderly bookseller named Christopher Milne.  Although the animals don’t seem familiar at first, they are some of the world’s most famous imaginary friends. Continue reading…

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