Authors & Illustrators

Find Out More
Talkabook Logo

Find a program

Choose times

Create memories

Hugo Kringle's Coming to Town

Hugo Kringle, Santa Claus's younger brother, is a great holiday program. Unlike his famous brother who typically talks to one kid at a time, Hugo sings secular holiday songs and tells stories of growing up with the boy who will become Santa Claus. This program works best for the 8 and under crowd.

Mike Anderson

30 Minute Program

 

$175


About the Author

Musician, singer, mountain dulcimer player, storyteller, writer, author, workshop leader, educator, emcee The combination of music, storytelling and humor has made Mike Anderson one of the most sought-after speakers and performers from the Atlantic coast to Canada to the Gulf and all points in between. Internationally, Mike Anderson is part of the MMC Starlight/Encyclopedia Britannica International Storytelling Music and Storytelling Carnival in Taiwan for both years of its existence. Under the auspices of the Illinois State Board of Education, Mike has conducted many workshops for developing literacy through the art of storytelling. His Early Childhood shows are legendary. As an author and an elementary school teacher of 39 years, Mike earned accolades from his current principal who said, “He is a superb communicator, master teacher and an exceptional leader in any setting.” Mike Anderson holds an MA in Education from Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL. He has won numerous awards including two Parents’ Choice honors, Outstanding Educator Awards, and a National Federation of Local Cable Programming children’s programming award for the television show he wrote and hosted. Anna’s Old Boot, an audio collection of original short stories and songs, received a Recommended Honor from Parents’ Choice and a Gold Honor from the Children’s Music web and iParenting

Visit profile and see all programs

Other Programs from Mike Anderson

Questions

Mike Anderson

45 Minute Program

The Civil War Soldiers Musical Instruments

Mike Anderson

45 Minute Program

More Great Programs

MEET THE AUTHOR - story time and question/answer session

Melissa Stoller

45 Minute Program

Learn to read and write Korean in 45 minutes!

Ryan Estrada

45 Minute Program

8 Tips for a Riveting Read-aloud

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

SCHOOL PRESENTATION: A WRITER'S JOURNEY

Laura Renauld

45 Minute Program