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The art of storytelling


As part of World Book Day 2012, a competition is being launched to find the UK's "Storytelling Superstar".

Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, reflects on what makes a good storyteller.

And she tells John Humphrys about two of her favourite storytelling moments.

Find out more about the competition here.

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