Pen Name: Janice M. DelNegro
Born: 1955 in Bronx, New York
Del Negro is an Associate Professor at Dominican University in River Forest and lives in Brookfield.
Biographical and Professional Information
Janice Del Negro, PhD, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She teaches Children’s Literature, Storytelling, and Young Adult Literature.
A member of the Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, DelNegro has written several books and collaborated with Ellin Greene on the classic textbook, Storytelling: Art & Technique. She conducts workshops on storytelling, book reviewing, writing and reading motivation and has been featured at several Festivals including the University of Illinois Youth Literature Festival and both the Illinois and National Storytelling Festivals.
- Storytelling: Art and Technique, Libraries Unlimited, 1980 - written with Ellin Greene.
- Lucy Dove, DK Publishing Merchandise, 1998
- Willa and the Wind, Marshal Cavendish Children's Books, 2005
- Passion and Poison, Marshal Cavendish Children's Books, 2007
- Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling, American Library Association Editions, 2013
Titles at Your Library
Willa and the Wind (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards))
Release Date: 2005-09-01
Passion and Poison: Tales of Shape-Shifters, Ghosts, and Spirited Women
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytelling
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
DelNegro will present to all age groups. Her subjects include:
- Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
She also will give Storytelling Workshops for Educators, Librarians, Storytellers and Students.
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