Chris performs over 300 shows each year because:

“We appreciated the entertainment and educational value of your presentation! I particularly liked the way you geared your two presentations to the different age levels. SUPER!”
Cultural Arts Chair, Deerfield, IL

Chris was terrific – I don’t know if the children enjoyed him more – or I did. Bravo!
1st grade Teacher, Lisle, IL

“Excellent – he should be here as often as we can afford him!”
Librarian, Lakeshores Library System, WI

“Your program was a wonderful addition to our reading month activities and a tremendous way to motivate young readers.”
Language Arts Coordinator, Lake Forest, IL

“As always, the children (and parents) were captivated by your imaginative, warm, expert performance. You truly brought ‘literature to life’ for our young summer readers at this awards program.”
Librarian, Chicago, IL

“Bringing Literature to Life was a performance we will never forget!”
2nd Grade Teacher, Mt. Sinai, NY

“The show was just breathtaking. He was fantastic. He filled the auditorium with energy. His pieces of literature were right-on. On a scale of 1-10, he was a 25.”
4th Grade Teacher, San Diego, CA

“The quality of your performance was exceptional. The audience was willingly captivated and sorely disappointed that there was an end to your performance.”
Reading Teacher, Paris, IL

“Yours was truly a WOW! performance.”
Mom/Librarian, Mequon, WI

“This was an outstanding program … He is the most effective storyteller that I have experienced in my 21 years of educational experience.”
Principal, Hoffman Estates, IL

“You were a BIG hit!! I have had many requests for you to be our storyteller next year.”
Reading Consultant, Young Authors Program, Waukegan, IL

“You are an exceptional artist who has an appeal for audiences of all ages. The adults in the audience had as much fun as the children did.”
Librarian, Libertyville, IL

“I want you to know that many compliments have come your way from faculty and students. Your performance was everything we expected and more.”
Principal, Germantown Hills Middle School, IL

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“Your wonderful performances, especially the evening story hour, were stupendous.”
Executive Director, Chicago Children’s Museum

“I wish to thank you for your fine performance … You truly bring stories alive with your many characters and voices!”
Marketing Manager, Discovery Center, Rockford, IL

“Chris is an outstanding performer who truly brings stories to life. His use of audience participation simply ‘hooks’ the children and he has absolutely no problem reeling them in.”
4th Grade Teacher, Lake Forest, IL

“Chris, ‘outstanding,’ ‘excellent,’ ‘fantastic’ were just a few of the comments on our teacher evaluation forms. We thank you for such a wonderful program.”
Cultural Arts Sponsors, Deerfield, IL

“What a pleasure it was to have you perform at our library! You certainly were a hit with all the children as well as us adults … a great resource for all children’s librarians.”
Librarian, Chicago, IL

“Chris can hold a group of wiggly 5-year-olds enthralled for 45 minutes — I’d like to have more of him!”
Kindergarten Teacher, Racine, WI

“He was fabulous! He is a Great storyteller and entertainer AND he stresses reading. The stories he tells the students can find in the library!!!”
Cultural Arts Chair, Rockville, MD

“I was looking around at the audience while you were performing and the parents and kids just looked so happy.”
Librarian, Chicago, IL

“Not only are you one of the most joyously entertaining performers we have ever had as part of our enrichment program, your message of using one’s imagination to bring literature to life is still bubbling around the school.”
Co-chair, Reading Program, Darien, CT

“I want to thank you for being the perfect start for our Young Authors Month!”
Assemblies Coordinator, Darien, IL

“You will always be the first person I think of for school-wide events. You are simply the best!”
School Program Coordinator, Chicago, IL

“The staff evaluation sheet says – this is the exact quote – Must have back! Must have back!”
Library Program Coordinator, Skokie, IL

“Your performance was breathtakingly good. It was just brilliant!”
Dad, Chicago, IL

“The children were completely captivated with your storytelling … Our teachers were thrilled. I received many compliments from our staff members and parents.”
Programs Chair, PTA, Saugus, CA

“What an entertaining, educational, unique and fun show it was!”
Cultural Arts Chair, Oak Park, IL

“One mother told me … that her son never shares anything about school assemblies with her but he talked about your performance today.”
Assemblies Coordinator, Huntley, IL

“The students loved it. He was great! The kids want him to come back.”
5th Grade Teacher, Hamilton, MI

“Your shows are always top quality. I know that our JCC community has thoroughly enjoyed your performances time and time again. ‘Dad’s Night’ added to the list of great shows!”
Supervisor, Children’s and Family Services, North Suburban Jewish Community Center, IL