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Reward your students with a reading assembly they will love (and so will the teachers).

Reading is magic

The Magic Bookshelf is a 45 minute elementary school assembly show that is all about books, treasures that can be found in the library, and of course, reading. You will learn more about this exciting March is Reading month assembly show in a second, but first I have a confession.

I have a problem. I have a funny way of showing respect for books. I rarely go to the library. I don’t cherish books as fragile artifacts like many people. But I do love books and I can’t live without them. I use them, mark them, beat them up and suck them dry of every drop of knowledge. My books are filled with highlights, notations and dog-eared corners. I’d rather buy a book then borrow one. I told you. I have a problem.

But my problem is your solution. You’re searching for a reading month assembly show that gets kids excited and passionate about reading, right? The Magic Bookshelf is that show! Your students will catch my obsession because it’s contagious. Even though I have a funny way of showing it, I do love books!  My first love as a child was… you guessed it… books. I asked for them for my birthday and for Christmas. They were full of secrets that very few people knew. They gave me special powers, literally. That’s because my favorite books were magic books!

“I’ve seen many of Doug’s shows but The Magic Bookshelf is my absolute favorite. It’s so well done, so motivational and 100% entertaining. This is a great, great show.”

– Dr. Kristie Weiss, Principal, Edison Elementary, Fraser, Michigan

Get an instant price quote and schedule this magical reading show for your school today. Click the quote button now or call Doug at (248) 891-1900. March always sells out so plan in advance for the best dates.

I’ll promise you this: I can get your students to love books and develop a strong passion for reading too. When books and magic are combined students start to see the library in a whole new way. They learn that all books are filled with adventures, secrets and magic. Your students will discover that the secret to anything can be found in a book. Books make dreams come true.

Many students are surprised to learn that it’s very likely that their favorite movie started as a book. That’s the way Hollywood works. Movie producers read books and then turn the books into movies. In The Magic Bookshelf reading assembly, your students will giggle, cheer and beg to participate on stage as some of the world’s best children’s books are turned into amazing and funny magic tricks. Everyone knows that reading is magic, but when a child’s eyes light up when they find books that are perfect for them, something more than magic happens, they are set on a lifelong journey of exploration and knowledge.

During March this show tours through Michigan and Ohio elementary schools. It’s an author show with a big difference. It engages, captivates and thrills elementary school students while motivating them to explore new genres.

Don’t miss out on this show for March is Reading Month. It sells out yearly, so call today (248) 891-1900 or click the instant quote button and I’ll rush pricing information back to you immediately.

“We try to get an author to come speak to our school every year. The trouble is that sometimes they are very expensive and, to be honest, many just don’t know how to keep the attention of elementary students. Doug Scheer, however, is fantastic. This show had everyone mesmerized the entire time.”

– Heather Batko, Assistant Principal, Cheyenne Elementary, Macomb, Michigan

Classic books and modern masterpieces that are 100% fun!

The collection of books featured in The Magic Bookshelf sometimes changes but these books are proven favorites:

  • The Cat in the Hat
  • The Houdini Box
  • The Red Balloon
  • The Snake Charmer
  • Snowflake Bentley
  • Probuditi!
  • Burp
  • Stink, The World’s Worst Super Stinky Sneaker
  • The Guinness Book of World Records
  • The Book of Potentially Dangerous Science Experiments

“Doug Scheer is a true genius!!  Everyone in the audience (children and adults) are at the edge of their seats, waiting to see what he will do next.  Doug is not only a wonderful entertainer but each performance teaches a very valuable lesson.  We just saw The Magic Bookshelf and it was so far beyond anything we’ve seen before. I think the teachers may have loved it more than the kids. Get this show!”

– Casey Miller, Teacher, Dutton Elementary, Caledonia, Michigan

March is reading month

And schools around Michigan celebrate it with special parties and principals who challenge their students to read. It’s a glorious, 30-day holiday for everyone who loves books. The Magic Bookshelf is most popular in March, but it’s available in any Midwest school year round. Many elementary schools also have this the show just before summer vacation to motivate students to use the library while on break. But this show isn’t just fun. It’s packed with lessons that teachers love:

Kids learn about:

  • Authors
  • Title pages  
  • Story parts (beginning, middle, end)
  • Genres
  • Where authors get ideas
  • Settings, characters, conflicts, resolutions
  • Fiction, non-fiction, instructional, informative, historical fiction, biographies, hobbies and crafts, and more!  

“I have used Doug Scheer Assembly shows for the past 29 years.  Never missed a year.  In my 40 years in education Scheer Assemblies are by far the the best.  I would not think of using anyone else.  His shows are fantastic and very professional.  The students just love all of his shows.”

– Edward Skowneski, Mark Twain Elementary, Fraser, Michigan

This magical reading show sells out every year.

There are only 23 school days in March and that means only enough space for 46 schools. That sounds like a lot, but time slots are being reserved over a year in advance. So call today to schedule this show for the dates that are best for your school. Doug, (248) 891-1900 or click the instant quote button and I’ll rush more information to you immediately.

Kids can take home a copy of my book.

As a lover of books, I am also an author. I created the graphic novel Diversity Circus and, to this date, over 10,000 copies have been sold. As a money-saving option, my book can be made available to your students after the assembly show. Since that is an optional add-on offer, contact me today and I’ll give you all the details.

Let’s do this.

Make your assembly show schedule more memorable than ever before. Schedule The Magic Bookshelf reading show for your elementary school today. But be warned: you won’t be able to top this show with any other March is Reading Month assembly show for years to come. Call me, Doug Scheer, (248) 891-1900 or click the quote button and I’ll rush pricing to you instantly.