For grades: PK-5
Fees for live visit: Find your price by state at magicalstoryteller.com
Funding: PTO/PTA, Book Fair, Title 1, 21st Century, etc. Mark is also on the Approved Artists Roster for several Arts Councils. Additional ideas at magicalstoryteller.com
The Best Assembly Progam of the Year! --- School after School
Mark Daniel's Program's That Bring Books Magically To Life! are a great for your AR and Reading Program Finales. Also perfect for Book Fairs, Title 1, 21st Century, PTA/PTO Family Night, School- Wide Literacy Festivals and more! With awesome daytime assemblies and a wonderful Family Reading Night program you've found the perfect solution! "You've got the guy!" Mark offers a Suite of Programs designed for your use throughout the school year:
New for 2014-15 The READasaurus Project: Dinosaurs and The Dinosaur Mini Museum!
An Exciting 2 Part visit that your kids will love! Books and Science come to life through Dinosaur Puppets, Fossils, Storytelling, Booktalking, Magic Tricks, and the Audience Engagement Mark is famous for!
Treasure of The READasaurus!
A Celebration of The Libray, Great Books, and Reading! Unkocking The Secret: The Library literally is a big treasure chest, the books are the gold inside and the key that unlocks it all- opening those books and bringing the stories to life, treasure indeed!
MISSION: READasaurus Cares!
The Mission: Explore great books that are filled with Kindness, Respect, Courage, Honesty, Resposibility and have a great time doing it. The joyous celebration of books continues in Mark's newest program as he sets his sights on the pervasive challenge of helping kids become great kids! Mission: READasaurus Cares! celebrates readers, excellent literature, and helps promote character in your kids. What's better than that?
Cats, Hats and Books, Oh My: A Seussasaurian Celebration
Calling Seussasaurusses everywhere for a whole program of funny, wacky, wonderful Seuss! Your kids will love Mark's whimsical spin on Books by The Good Doctor! (Avaialble Mid- February and throughout March)
A Very Magical Family Reading Night
Did you know that a third of Mark's work during the school year is with A Very Magical Family Reading Night! for school families everywhere? It's true, he is honored to be invited everywhere "in Concert" to present A Very Magical Family Night! with the gentle preaching of the good word about families sharing great books:)
Your families will enjoy books like: Peggy Rathbone's funny safety message of Officer Buckle and Gloria, and Tomie dePaola's stunning The Legend of The Indian Paintbrush. All of this beautifully interwoven with the positive reinforcement of families reading together make A Very Magical Family Reading Night! a winner for your: Family Book Fair Night, Title 1 Family Night, PTO/PTA Meetings, Literacy Festivals, Pajama Reading Nights and more!Full details at www.magicalstoryteller.com.
Mark's programs are packed with strong visuals, effective storytelling and positive reinforcement. These self contained programs features a beautiful set, terrific music and a great sound system. Contact us today at 800-848-5634 to bring Mark Daniel's ProgramsThat Bring Books Magically to Life to your school.
Kids listening spellbound then racing off to find good books is why schools have welcomed Mark Daniel for over 25 years!
Mark is a magical storyteller, beautifully interweaving the multi-disciplines of storyteller, puppeteer, motivator, and magician. As a joyful Reading Ambassador, he promotes reading and great children's books with his unique programs. Over the past 25 years, his performances haven been seen by over 3 million children in thousands of elementary schools and public libraries throughout the Eastern US. Time after time he has been labeled the best program of the year!
Through the years, Mark has studied, developed and refined the techniques for entertaining and motivating children, which have garnered praise throughout the educational community. He works daily with reading specialists, Title 1 teachers, librarians, principals and PTO/PTAs to spread the message of the joy of reading to students during his visits to schools. Administrators are often knocked out by his ability to connect with students: Kindergarten through the 5th grade level. Gentle, respectful and fun, kids love experiencing the adventure of great books with Mark!
He and his wife Tami are the founders and hosts of KIDabra International, an association and conference that each August attracts hundreds of children's performers who gather from across the country and many parts of the world for educational seminars and shows. Learn more about KIDabra at kidabra.org
Mark was invited and performed twice for The Annual Easter Egg Roll at The White House.