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Mark Daniel, Magical Storyteller

About the Artist

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel is a special guest to thousands of schools throughout the Eastern US, and has been a much invited presenter to Fayetteville/Cumberland County Schools, Libraries, and Churches for 20 years! Year after year he beats the drums for great children’s books day in and day out, as a Reading Ambassador promoting reading, and great children’s books with his innovative programs. Indeed, his passion for reading, interest, and knowledge of children’s books is genuine and infectious. Imagine if you mixed a the voice of Andy Griffith, the laugh of Mister Rogers, a book lover, a storyteller, a puppeteer, a magician, a dad, with a bit of folksiness and whimsy, then shook it a bit, out would come Mark Daniel!

Brand New for School Year 2017-2018! Book by Book, page by page, word by word a READasauurs is Built! The building never stops, but, oh is it fun! Join Mark, Steggie, and Baxter the Bunny, as they share great books with your pack of READasauruses!

Grade LevelsPK-5
Maximums400 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Cleared area and electrical access

Total Fee1 performance - $634 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $990
School Portion1 performance - $317 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $495

A whole program of funny, wacky, wonderful Seuss! As a part of your Seussian festivities, the perfect compliment is Mark’s whimsical spin on the Books of the Good Doctor perfect for wiggily giggily readers on the Loose with all books Seuss! (Available Mid-February through Mid- April.)

Grade LevelsPK-5
Maximums400 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Cleared area and electrical access

Total Fee1 performance - $634 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $990
School Portion1 performance - $317 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $495

A Program developed just for Family Reading Night, PTA/PTO meetings, Literacy Festivals, Parent Enrichment, RIF, and Title 1 Night — A Very Magical Family Reading Night. The sweet, fun, and powerful message of Mark's program serves as a wonderful refocus and exclamation point for your families! Throughout the school year and around the country, schools invite Mark to share his program during Family Reading Night!

Grade LevelsPK-5
Maximums400 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Cleared area and electrical access

Total Fee1 performance - $634 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $990
School Portion1 performance - $317 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $495

An amazing "In School" Museum Experience that comes to you, with a stunning collection of real dinosaur fossils, museum quality replicas, models, special set design, lighting, and music create an unforgettable learning opportunity for your kids.

(The interactive touch session and guided tour is provided in 45 minute increments for up to 2 classes at a time. Available half/full or multiple days.)

Grade LevelsPK-5
Maximums400 Students, 45 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Cleared area and electrical access

Total Fee1 performance - $634 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $990
School Portion1 performance - $317 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $495

A Day of Reading Celebration includes 2 Daytime performances and finishes theevening with your school family invited for A Very Magical Family Reading Night!

The Traveling Dinos Residency features up to four 45 minute daytime sessions. Classes come into a designated classroom/conference room for guided tours through the museum, along with interactive touch opportunities!

Grade LevelsPK-5
MaximumsTwo classrooms per museum visit per session
Technical Requirements

Dinosaur Museum requires six 6’ or 8’ tables and cleared space for exhibit

Total Fee1 day residency - $1,995
School Portion1 day residency $665

References

  • Elaine Bryant, former AIE Director Fayetteville/Cumberland County, elainebhayes@gmail.com
  • Sidinee Suggs, Davie County Arts Council, 336-751-3112

Website

www.magicalstoryteller.com