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Kathy Telling Hilary's Fishing Trip (Video Still)
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Kathy Telling William & Alice with Bill Dolan on Guitar (Video Still)
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Kathy Telling The Man Who Had No Story (Video Still)
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Welcome

To the website of Kathy Jessup
storyteller and children's writer

From an early age, Kathy was drawn to the art of telling stories. She comes from a large extended family rich in creativity, with many musicians, artists and writers sprinkled throughout her family tree. As Kathy grew older she switched from telling stories to writing them, eventually pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.  But it was only a matter of time until she felt the familiar creative tug luring her back to the imaginary world of pretend. She began writing for children and soon rediscovered her love of storytelling as well.

Nowadays Kathy indulges her passion for storytelling in many ways: through helping children create their own stories, by working with teachers to give them insight into the creative process and, of course, by telling stories whenever she can to whoever will listen.

The power of story - don’t leave home without it and never, never, never underestimate it.

-Terry Pratchett