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Everyday Heroes Have Amazing Stories!


​Highlights of The Program

* Mission: READasaurus Hero opens with  Mark's own motivational story that touches on his love of reading, the library, and yes, comic books!


Mark and Steggie the Stegosaurus share a the story of 2 everyday heroes with a hilariously fun safety romp through Peggy Rathman's Officer Buckle and Gloria!

* Valerie Flournoy's The Patchwork Quilt, with Jerry Pinkney's terrific illustrations, is a heartwarming story of family, respect, perseverance and doing your best. The book springs to life beautifully with 2 of your students.


*  Have You Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud finds the heroe in allo fo us and has kids rooting for bucket fillers everywhere! With Mark, your kids and a magical bucket - the smiles, affirmation and incredible surprises come one right after the other.

* Plus, a motivational finale, the incredible READasaurus Museum stage set, terrific music and sound throughout! And Wallie the rabbit stops by!



Mission: Readasaurus Heroes! Beautifully Supports your Positive Behavior and Resposibility Goals!


The Particulars

Mission: READasaurus Heroes! is approximately 45 minutes and is suitable for PK-5th grade. (Through years of experience Mark can skillfully present for a mixed grade range or even better yet, tailor to specific grade ranges for instance K-2 and 3-5 with excellent results.)

The program incorporates terrific books, storytelling, puppetry, book talking, magic tricks, and audience participation, all blended artfully with the notion that we learn and are impacted on many different levels, many different ways. You will enjoy great books, tremendous fun, and more celebration of the joys of reading in a self-contained program with terrific music, an awesome sound system, and a fantastic stage set! Folks often mention how Mark beautifully incorporates music to punctuate and stimulate throughout the performance.
Mark is renowned for his unique, gentle, respectful approach with children and considered by many as one of the best in the business. Sought after for his unique personality and pioneering brand of storytelling, he brings to your students a masters skills in group dynamics and fun. From bursts of laughter to the quite hush of high interest, Mark leads the charge for your students in celebrating reading.

Mark's incredible show sets continue with "Mission: READasaurus! Heroes" Collaborating again with terrific illustrator Angel Contreras the READasaurus stage set is designed around a Magical Museum, and looking so cool, that it makes you want to climb into the artwork and explore, or maybe pull a book down from the one of the curious bookshelves and become a READasaurus yourself.


Bring Mission: READasaurus Heroes to your School Today!
Call Tami at 800-848-5634, your young readers will love you for it!
(Pair this program with A Very Magical Family Night
for a full day of Reading Celebration!)




Kids love Super Heroes!

They all want to be one!

Mission: READasaurus Heroes empowers the hero in all of us, celebrates the heroes around us, and does it all with great books!


While character traits continue to be a day to day challenge in teaching our kids to grow up responsibly Mission: READasaurus Heroes uses wonderful stories and books that point to the path of Good Character. Whoa! Wait a minute, you mean this has a "good character" message hidden in the Hero theme? You bet! 

Mission: READasaurus Heroes is beautifully brought to life by one of Reading's Top Ambassadors: Mark Daniel! Mark shares the people that through their strengths of genuine kindness, courage, respect, and friendship are indeed Super! Heroic Traits (Good Character) are lifelong endeavors that are the marks of lives well lived. 


Join Mark, Steggie the Stegosaurus, and Wallie the Rabbit, as the adventure unfolds in a marvelous tradition that are the hallmark of Mark's Programs. Mark and gang will lead your children on a jaunt through good books sharing the joy of reading that has become his passion and life's work.



How Can Your School Best Use Mark's Programs?​

    Here's some of the ways other schools have filled their needs with his performances. One may just be perfect for you:


Reading Program Kick Off & Reward​                         

 Accelerated Reader Kick Offs​
 Title 1 Family Night ​
 Family Reading Night ​
 Literacy Festivals​
 Book Fair ​
 Book It ​
National Library Week​
 Young Author's ​










Read Across America

Cultural Arts Week
PTO/PTA Family Event
Break From Testing (Yes)
Rif Celebrations
Right To Read (Ohio)
Terrific Kids
And Maybe Even Something Special Just For You!
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