Mariella Bertelli

  • STAGE

    Children’s Stage

  • PANEL

    High on the Mountain, Deep in the Sea. Tales of Magic and Wonder from Italy

BIO-

Mariella Bertelli is an international, Toronto-based storyteller who tells fluently in English and/or Italian. Her wide repertoire includes folk, fairy and literary tales, especially from her Italian heritage and stories from her Canadian newcomer’s experience.  As a storyteller and through her work as a member of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People), Mariella is also an advocate for children and young people’s rights to books, literacy and information.

Bibliography:

The Shirt of the Happy Man, Retold by Mariella Bertelli, Illustrated by Laszlo Gal (Kids Can Press, 1977). “Andreuccio da Perugia” a retelling by Mariella Bertelli, in Tales for an Unknown City, Stories from One Thousand and One Friday Nights of Storytelling,collected by Dan Yashinsky. (McGill-Queens University Press, 1990). “The Monkey in Disguise” a retelling by Mariella Bertelli, in Ghostwise, A Book of Midnight Stories, collected by Dan Yashinsky (Ragweed, 1997)

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