Individual Author Record
Name: Brian "Fox" EllisPen Name: Genre: Born: in Toledo, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBrian Fox Ellis lives in Peoria, Illinois
Biographical and Professional InformationBrian "Fox" Ellis is an internationally renowned storyteller, author, educator, and naturalist. He has been travelling the world collecting and telling stories for more than 30 years. He has published more than a dozen books and a dozen CDs of stories and poetry. He has written, produced and performed in several one man shows portraying historical scientists and authors, including Charles Darwin, John James Audubon, Edgar Allan Poe, and Walt Whitman. Fox is the artistic director and co-founder of ''Prairie Folklore Theatre'', a touring company that celebrates regional history through musical theatre. He has helped to write and host a television series, "Tell Me A Story", and recently finished his first documentary film, "Voices For the River".
* ''Learning From the Land: Teaching Ecology through Stories and Activities'', Teacher Ideas Press, 1997 - reprinted in 2011 by Libraries Unlimited* ''Exploring the Illinois River'', Fox Tales, 1997* ''Exploring Prairie Wildlife'', Fox Tales International, 1998* ''Frog Songs'', Fox Tales International, 2000* ''Exploring the I & M Canal'', Fox Tales International, 2002* ''Song of the Red Fox'', Fox Tales International, 2003* ''The Web at Dragonfly Pond'', Dawn Publications, 2006* ''Charles Darwin and His Revolutionary Idea'', Fox Tales International, 2008* ''Content Area Reading, Writing and Storytelling'', Libraries Unlimited/Teacher Ideas Press, 2009*''Singing Up the Sun: Swimming Through the Moon'', CreateSpace, 2010