Shanghai, here we come!

Looking forward to our upcoming trip to the Concordia International School in Shanghai, China!    

Page Turner Adventures’ Northern Tour

Wow! We just returned from a whirlwind tour of the North. It was lovely getting to see the trees change, and meeting so many wonderful kids, teachers, principals, administrators, parents, and theater presenters. We performed in schools and theaters in NY, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Delaware, and had a chance to showcase at the Ohio Arts Presenters […]

Your Brain on Stories

Love this article about the power of storytelling on our brains! Of course, this is something we’ve always understood as “Storyologists,” but it’s nice to see science backing it up!  Go HERE to check it out.        

Rattlebone Rock ROCKS!

Folks in the town  Still talk of the night When the moon on the graveyard Shone so bright That the spirits there Made the tombstones knock And the beat began for the Rattlebone Rock. BOOMA-BOOM!  BOOMA-BOOM! And so begins RATTLEBONE ROCK, one of my all time favorite Halloween books for kids. And I’mnot just saying that […]

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 […]

WEIRD Books Inspire Reading!

Yesterday, Kenny and I were guest readers at Pine Jog Elementary School. It was a blast! We visit lots of elementary schools, but we’re usually on a stage in the cafetorium  (love those cafetoriums) doing one of storytheater shows or our test-taking show. Shows are fun, but it’s also good to get up close and […]

Come in…Shel Silverstein

I love all of Shel Silverstein’s poems. But this is my absolute favorite! INVITATION If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, a magic bean buyer . . . If you’re a pretender, come sit by my fire, For we have some flax […]


The Churkendoose: READER’S THEATER SCRIPT One of my favorite children’s books is a little known story from the1940’s called The Churkendoose by Ben Ross Berenberg. My grandmother read it to my mother when she was little and my mother read it to me. It’s a wonderful story about being yourself. The Churkendoose is a creature that’s […]

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. […]