Professional Storyteller & Author

Wendy Shearer is a Professional London Storyteller and author of the collection: ‘African & Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends.‘  She is often commissioned by institutions across the arts to write and perform stories, hired by schools across the UK for assemblies and year groups, Festivals and events. wherever a story needs to be told virtually and in person! Contact Wendy for prices, bookings and to find out more.

Wendy’s repertoire of stories of tricksters, shapeshifters, ancient Greek heroes, gods and goddesses is drawn mostly from her Afro-Caribbean heritage and her first degree in Classics. She is a member of the Society for Storytelling, actively supporting and promoting the ancient art form of oral storytelling. Contact Wendy with your storytelling and writing requests. She’d love to hear from you!

Books 

Wendy’s edition of African and Caribbean Folktales, Myths and Legends is part of the Scholastic Classics series. Buy from your independent book shops.

Personally signed copies are available from Wendy’s local independent bookshop Pickled Pepper Books.

Book Cover - African & Caribbean Folktales, Myths & Legends

Her second book: Bedtime Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past, has been written and illustrated with other Black creators with a Foreword by Candice Braithwaite. Published by Scholastic, Buy a copy.

 

Wendy’s book for YA/adults, Caribbean Folktales; stories from the islands and Windrush Generation will be published in May 2022 by The History Press and is also available for pre-order.

Caribbean Folktales book Cover

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Event Calendar 2022

Dates for storytelling and book signing events 2022

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