Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss

are the authors of more than twenty-five books, including their Noodleheads series with Tedd Arnold. Although this husband and wife team, known as ‘Beauty and the Beast Storytellers,’ retired as traveling performers in 2020, they continue to write books. During their forty-year career, they traveled the world sharing their passion for storytelling. Their book, Children Tell Stories: Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom is considered the classic guide on how to teach storytelling skills. The Noodleheads series was awarded a Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Honor and a Notable Book of the Year from the American Library Association, as well as Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society.