Every story she tells is my favorite story -- Karima Amin, storyteller and author
Oh, my goodness, shes's fabulous...her voice is so rich and full, her telling style is relaxed, fun and intimate. She made a whole room full of people feel as if she was telling just to them. -- Karen Chase. storyteller and columnist
Cris's presence is very strong. -- Janice Booth, (former) executive director, Young Audiences of Western New York
Cris is both a delightfully entertaining performer and an exceptionally effective teacher of the craft of storytelling --Diana Wyra, Director, Batavia Public Library
Eyes were wide with rapt wonder as the words rolled effortlessly off the tongue of Cris Riedel [who] delightfully held court at Debbie's Cafe for about two hours. She had the audience eating out of her hands. -- DJ Smith, Editor Genesee Country Express
The art of storytelling is very special and so was your visit. -- Karen Benway, Colden Elementary School
We were all absorbed. --Joan Smith, Mabel Powers Firecircle, The Chautauqua Institution
Summer reading shows
The program was very entertaining to the children as well as the parents! --May Sharmat, Livonia NY Autumn in the Village
"Our community expects a high quality summer reading program...Cris did a wonderful job." --Sarah Mathews, Wadsworth Public Library
Great! Got so much out of it!
Answered questions I didn't even know I had!
Good ideas and clearly explained.
The stories made my imagination run wild!
When can you come back?
I wish you could come tell us more stories for the rest of the year.