The STEAM Trunk Circus-Storybook Steampunk Set in Progress

Things are moving full STEAM ahead for the STEAM Trunk Circus Transmedia project!!! We’re so excited about where this is going. Love working with indiegogo, because we’re able to use the funds right away as they come in. That’s enabling us to bring in an amazing team to build our Storybook Steampunk style set. Here […]

STEAM TRUNK CIRCUS Indiegogo Campaign

So excited about our new indiegogo campaign. Please click the link to see what it’s all about and support creativity in education! Please help us spread the word by sharing it directly from the Indiegogo page. Thanks!! Go to    

The New Mixed-Up Fairy Tale Show

Hard to believe Memorial Day has come and gone and summer is just around the corner. For the first time in quite a while, Kenny and I won’t be doing a Summer Reading Tour. This year we’ve decided to stay close to home and focus on a super-exciting, can’t-wait-to-tell-you-about-it, top-secret project.  Oooh, it’s gonna be […]

Storyseeking: Read and Write Your Way to Adventure!

FEATURED ARTICLE Storyseeking: Read and Write Your Way to Adventure!   When I was a kid, I loved scavenger hunts. All I needed was a list with a bunch of strange things to gather and I was in heaven.    I’d imagine that I was on a mythic quest searching for viking treasure and pirate […]

Page Turner Adventures LIVE

Page Turner Adventures is currently booking shows for the spring. These one-of-a-kind story theater shows promote reading, writing, and creativity while encouraging Summer Reading. Plus, they’re funny!    Perfect for:  -School Assemblies -Reading Rewards -Family Nights -End of Year  Celebrations -Summer Reading  Kick-Offs -Book Fairs   *Special Discounts Available! Call today to reserve your date. […]

MIAMI BOOK FAIR Tom Lichtenheld

Here’s another author we interviewed at the Miami Book Fair International. Tom Lichtenheld is ONE FUNNY GUY! And his presentation onstage just absolutely killed too. I’m thinking he could go on tour with us! Love his energy! Check out the video interview.  


We’re emceeing the MainStage of the Children’s Alley the entire weekend at the Miami Bookfair International! We’re shooting a lot of video. Here’s the intro. More to come soon. Gotta get back there and meet Jeff Kinney today! (Diary of a Wimpy Kid!) We’re in book/author/performing/video heaven!

Pirate WEEK continues!

Since I’m a glutton for punishment and abject humiliation, I decided to show you another one of these videos from when I was 10 (okay, maybe 20, but I LOOKED like I was 10!) Though I kinda had no idea what I was doing at the time, looking back on it now, I can see […]

We’re making it Pirate WEEK!

Ahoy! Kenny here. Okay, so, after Riley posted about the pirate map yesterday, I found a treasure trove of OOOOOOOOLLLLDD videos when I was a Kid’s Club host in Madison, Wisconsin and I did a few spots about The Mutiny on the Bounty. (BTW, that was actually my parrot! His name was Freddy.) This was my […]

Cool Pirate Map Craft

Pirate Arrrrrrts and Crafts! In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day, I thought I’d post one of my all time favorite crafts! Seriously, I love this pirate map because it fits my top craft criteria: Cheap Easy FUN It really looks and feels like an old piece of parchment. All you need is […]

Greatest Love Story?

Hey There! Okay, a little off topic, but still related to creativity….We’re in a contest right now for the “Greatest Love Story”. And when Kenny proposed to me (oh, so many years ago!) He was VERY creative! Please Check out the video below and VOTE for us. We just have a couple days to win. […]

New York Public Libraries

Hello! Welcome to our new blog. Kenny and I are so excited to have a place to put all the cool stuff we collect in our travels. Seriously, we find some COOL stuff ‘cause we spend our time hanging out with librarians, teachers, parents and kids! We want this blog to be one big soup […]