Storyteller Visits


Rebecca Kool 

inspires writers, encourages readers and engages audiences of all ages. Rebecca speaks about her best-selling first book, Fly Catcher Boy, and how true-life experiences led her to write a bi-lingual book, in English and Japanese, for children.

Her six years living and teaching in Japan provides a wealth of anecdotes and riveting stories about working and traveling in Asia.

About the presentation

Rebecca delivers a lively presentation for Grades K-4, including:

  • an interactive reading performed in “kamishibai (Japanese old-style storytelling)
  • tales of her own adventures
  • a special game
  • tips on writing and getting published
  • coloring pages, prizes and lots of laughs

What others say about Rebecca’s presentations


“Rebecca is a gracious, animated storyteller. Her enthusiasm for the story

and Japanese culture and language is contagious.”

-Cindi Mercer, Coordinator, Children’s Programs at Alexander Neighborhood House, Surrey, B.C.


“Rebecca’s readings and presentations never fail to entertain. Everyone will be enthralled.”

-Neil McKinnon, Author or Tuckahoe Slidebottle, Thistledown Press, Canada


“Rebecca Kool is a marvelous storyteller. She will lure children of all ages into the story

and keep them enthralled until the very last page.”

-Dru Pearson, Author of Retire in Mexico and Mexico Magic 


“Since Rebecca’s visit we have noticed a new interest in books in our library. She’s delightful.”

-Stephanie Mackie, Head Librarian, St. Mark’s Church


If you would like to download a pdf of a brochure to print or send to a friend, please click on this link: rebeccakool-brochure-march-2010.

To book a presentation, or for more information, please email: or use the contact form on this site to get in touch.