Nana Aesop

Tobago Library Services 2020

A Joyful Storyteller!

Oni Lasana presents as NANA AESOP in full African regalia as she excites, educates and engages everyone, with Aesop Fables.  

As "Nana Aesop" Oni dramatically retells the timeless tales of Aesop, the Ethiopian.

AESOP, the original Griot, Jeli, or Storyteller, was enslaved in Greece about 3,000 years ago. His tales have reached far, wide and all over the world, retold in many cultures. 

Story lovers of all ages, enjoy listening and remembering the morals and lessons of Aesop Fables! 


A Joyful Storyteller!

Tobago Library Services 2020

A Joyful Storyteller!

"We recently had a visit from "Nana Aesop" and it was wonderful. We are a residential facility that serves people with special needs--Nana Aesop was joyful and fun and the children and teens really enjoyed her stories!  She was entertaining and full of positive energy. We look forward to having her back in the future."

Beth O. - The Woods School Assembly, Langhorne, PA 2018

Oni's vivacious, animated style, audience interaction, pizazz and fun-sense, delivers the ultimate storytelling experience as she re-tells Aesop's fables with props and participation. 

Lessons learned of long


Tobago Library Services 2020

Tobago Library Services 2020

Tobago Library Services 2020

What a memorable day  telling and acting out the race between "The Rabbit & The Turtle" with students who visited Tobago Library Services Children's Room.

"Haste makes waste" "Pride comes before a fall"  and the all time favorite "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" are a few of the numerous tales Aesop told in his clever animal fables. 

Aesop's morality tales of common sense reflected the wisdom and foolishness of men.  

Nana Aesop Song featuring Young Bro "O"

Keepers Of The Culture, Philadelphia's Afrocentric Storytelling Group 22nd Annual Family Day - "Ain't It Funny" Stories, Songs & LOL4Real!  October 28, 2018 - Free Library of Philadelphia, PA "Sundays On Stage" Nana Aesop & Young Bro "O" presented the Nana Aesop Song with Keepers Of The Culture storytellers & drummers.

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