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We've heard it all before... we rejoice in the retelling!


MO-TELL Presents:

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Crazy Days of Summer

When: Jun 13, 2023 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 


Register in advance for this meeting: 


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Bobby Norfolk
Contact Bobby Norfolk at:

105 East Drake Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63119

Phone: 314-968-2606




Bobby Norfolk is an award-winning storyteller, teaching artist and author from St. Louis. He has been performing throughout the United States and world-wide for over 45 years. Bobby began his career as a National Park Ranger for 10 years at the Gateway Arch

creating and presenting living history programs.


Today, he is an actor, comedian, author and teaching artist, and is well known for his high energy performances with lively animation and sound effects. His prior CBS children’s TV show “Gator Tales” won 3 Emmy Awards! He also has 8 published storytelling CD’s, many having won the National Parent’s Choice Gold Award.


As an author, he has written several award winning books for children and adults. Bobby was also honored with the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award presented by The National Storytelling Network. Faculty at the University of Missouri-St. Louis voted to honor Bobby Norfolk the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters where he also gave the commencement speech at the May graduation ceremony. His stories promote cultural diversity, character education and literacy. Bobby is truly an adventure story come to life!

Teller Specialties:

Fairy tales, Folktales, Personal Narrative Stories, Tall tales, Scary Stories, Historical, Nature, Just So, Humorous, Campfire

Missouri Storytelling, Inc.  



Welcome to the home of Missouri Storytelling, Inc. MO-TELL

MO-TELL was established in 1984 as Missouri's leading storytelling group for storytellers and listeners alike with the intention to promote and perpetuate storytelling throughout the state.

Throughout our history we have successfully reached Missourians by providing storytelling in the Missouri State Parks.  Currently we provide storytellers to 12 state parks and/or historic sites in Missouri.  We are seeking support to continue and increase our scope of venues and audiences.


Mission Statement

Missouri Storytelling, Inc. (MO-TELL) is an organization of storytellers and other interested persons dedicated to spreading the joy and the art of storytelling throughout Missouri.


Vision Statement

We envision that every Missourian will hear and share stories and keep the oral tradition alive.


Missouri Storytelling, Inc is a 501 c (3) non-profit membership organization with a board of directors consisting of the following people:

President                   Joyce Slater                  

Vice-President          Sue Hinkel                   

Secretary                   Linda Kuntz                 

Treasurer                  Jackie Wright                

At Large                    Gary Kuntz                    

At Large                    Nancee Walker-Micham

At Large                    Glen "Papa" Wright     

Emeritus                   Perrin Stifel                  


The Annual meeting is held in January at a designated location.


Activities sponsored by Missouri Storytelling, Inc

Storytelling in the Missouri State Parks

The Missouri Liar's Contest

Storytelling and Story Writing Workshops


Membership Benefits

Missouri State Park storytelling opportunities

The Missouri Liar's Contest and educational opportunities

A Monthly Newsletter

Web site presence for members 

Affiliation with the National Storytelling Network

Connection to all storytelling organizations in Missouri

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