Bob Barton was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1939 and was educated there. He attended McMaster University and, after a career in teaching and with the Ontario Ministry of Education, he became a professional storyteller in association with the Storytellers School of Toronto. He has been a feature teller at festivals across North America, including the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. He has written books on storytelling as well as books for children.
Taking students inside the story by means of drama and storytelling
Oral presentation, activities and discussion