Audio Storytelling CDS by Mike Lockett
Tales from the Hills
"Tales from the Hills" is Dr. Michael Lockett's first storytelling recording and is available to purchase online! This album includes many of your favorite Jack tales and more! The interactive CD will also help demonstrate how to get your listeners involved in your storytelling. Dr. Lockett is recognized for his alluring tales that keep his audiences glued to their seats! Certified by "Creative Child Magazine" as family friendly and great for use with children. The album is a Seal of Excellence Winner for 2007.
Tales from Around the World
Tales from Around the World" is a collection of ten stories from different areas around the globe as told by Dr. Michael Lockett, "The Normal Storyteller." Each story is told in a dialect that is representative of the area from where the story first was told. Central Illinois musicians helped Lockett add rich folk music after each song to add to the fun and beauty of this CD. Certified by "Creative Child Magazine" as family friendly and great for use with children. The album is a Seal of Excellence Winner for 2007. It also won the 2007 "iParenting" Media Award for meeting high industry standards for family audiences.
Tales for the Young at Heart
Tales for the Young at Heart" is a collection of eight stories and four songs as performed by Dr. Michael Lockett, "The Normal Storyteller." The tracks on this CD are wonderful for young children (age 4 and up) and enjoyable listening for all ages of adults. Special folio effects, vocal sound effects by Dr. Lockett and music by Mark Lockett make this CD a "must have" in your storytelling collection. This album was rated the # 1 choice for families out of all the storytelling albums reviewed by Creative Child Magazine and was the Preferred Choice Award Winner for 2007. This album also won the 2007 "iParenting" Media Award for meeting high industry standards for family audiences and the 2008 NAPPA Honors Award.
Tales and Fables: East Meets West
"Tales and Fables" is a collection of fifteen fables, stories and songs performed by Dr. Michael Lockett, "The Normal Storyteller." The album includes retellings of several of Aesop's greatest fables and folktales collected from Asia in the east, America in the west and lands in between. The CD was made in collaboration with East - West Publishing Company in Taiwan and Creative Sites Media in Normal, Illinois in the USA. The stories on this CD are popular with young children starting at ages 4 and 5 and for story-lovers of all ages. The album is a "must have" for classrooms and family listening. Winner of 2008 Creative Child Magazine Storytelling CD of the Year.
Christmas from the Heart - Holiday Stories and Music
Christmas from the Heart was recorded by Dr. Lockett to bring the Christmas message to adults and to prepare their hearts for the holiday season through stories, poems and music. The album features Mike Lockett telling Christmas stories to the musical accompaniment of central Illinois musician, Brad Brown. The album also features the stories behind favorite Christmas songs. Lockett is joined by Brad Brown to provide vocal harmonies to charm the adult ear.