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The 2023-2024 Edition

The Definition of a READasaurus is someone who loves great books, and a dinsaur sized love of all things reading.


Anyone who has a dinosaur sized love of good stories, awesome illustrations, fantastic books, amazing authors, and incredible illustrators.

Folks who love to write, draw, read or read to others are a READasaurus!

A Very Magical READasaurus Assembly with Mark Daniel, Magical Storyteller

Mix Together The Magic of the Best Books Ever

and You've got a

Magical READasaurus Adventure!


Join Mark, and Steggie, as they share great books with your young READasauruses!

 A Joyful, Book Filled Reading Celebration, with the notion that Beloved Books today Build Lifelong Rocking Readers!

A Very Magical READasaurus Adventure Beautifully Supports Your Reading  Goals, and it is inclusive of many interest and reading levels, while inspiring new reading adventures for your kids!


A Very Magical READasaurus Assembly with Mark Daniel, Magical Storyteller


The Particulars

A Very Magical READasaurus Adventure is approximately 45-50 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 levels 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 and collaborating again with terrific illustrator Angel Contreras, and looking so cool, that it makes you want to climb into the artwork and explore!


Invite A Very Magical READasaurus Adventure 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 Reading Night
for a full day of Reading Celebration!)



Steggie on watch "Scaredy Squirel style"  and sharing a story with Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel
Highlights of The Program

Mark and Steggie the Stegosaurus romp through Melanie Watt's Scaredy Squirrel


A boy with a gift comes to life in the heartwarming retelling of one of Mark's most requested and beloved pieces with Tomie dePaola's The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush


Eric Carle's The Very Lonely Firefly perfectly captures The Magic of Summer!

Along with more books and surprises that all together make A Very Magical Readasuarus Adventure so much fun!

Plus an incredible stage set, terrific music and sound throughout!

* A Special 3rd-5th Grade Version is available!

 The Adventure of Great Books is afoot!


Join the Adventure!

Contact Tami at




Mark Daniel and Steggie celebrate reading in A Very Magical READasaiurus Adventure
Hands up for Reading Fun with Mark Daniel

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!
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​
SC Read to Succeed
 Young Author's ​









A Magical Moment with Mark Daniel Magical Storyteller
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