The Storybook Mom at lollie
Nili Yelin, a Northwestern University Theatre graduate combines her love of books, theatre, children and motherhood into an interactive "sit down stand-up" style of storytelling for children of all ages. Incorporating her background in theatre, film, voice-over, improv and stand-up comedy, Nili adapts and dramatizes picture books, poems, songs, finger-plays and original material.
Nili appears weekly at venues all over Chicago (schedule available at www.storybookmom.com) and has recently added locations on the North Shore as well. She also appears at many schools, libraries, museums and festivals.
Nili hosts the Children's Stage at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair and recently appeared at the Field Museum's Crown Family Play Lab for a series of storytelling events. She also narrates the Field Museum's children's pod casts . Nili is the spokesperson for the corporate initiative "Terrific Tales" which helps schools obtain classroom libraries from various corporations through the not-for-profit Center for Companies That Care and is the book reviewer for the award winning children's cooking website, Spatulatta.com
Founded in 2003, lollie is a unique kids boutique located just north of Chicago in the heart of the Chicago-Dempster Street Shops in Evanston, Illinois. Lollie carefully selects products based on quality, age-appropriateness and safety. Lollie believes in natural materials, organics & supporting local whenever possible. Lollie celebrates the wonder & innocence of childhood every day.
The Storybook Mom and Lollie make a great team!
The Chicago Tribune describes Nili as "the highly popular Storybook Mom"
and Time Out Chicago recently called her "the most popular storyteller in these parts." Make It Better Magazine voted Nili "The Best Storyteller" in their Sept. 2011 Best of the North Shore issue.
For more information, please contact lollie at 847-328-7303 or email email@example.com.
This event is free.