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Svend-Erik Engh

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Email svend.erik.engh@gmail.com
Local authority: Midlothian
Languages: English
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Svend-Erik Engh is a danish storyteller now living in Edinburgh. He has been telling stories professionally for more than 25 years. Stories have brought him around the world, first Scandinavia, then USA, and for the last three years he has been telling stories around in UK, Italy and Spain.

He has written nine books, and the illustrated children book Princess Grumpy and the Talking Elephant is his first childrens book in english. His first book was about how to tell stories, then came The Grumpy Princess in danish and swedish.

Lately he has written a series of books containing images, short stories and poems. The album Carol - revisited, featuring some of his lyrics, is on Spotify with the one man band Wet Parsnip.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Argyll and Bute; Dundee; East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Midlothian; Scottish Borders; Stirling; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Bilingual event; Performance; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; English as an additional language (EAL); Outdoor learning; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults; Vulnerable older people; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Childhood; Contemporary fiction; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Historical fiction; Music; Performance training; Picture books

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100