Mary Maden - Outer Banks Adventures with Petey and Tazz and the Earth Ocean Adventures Series featuring manatees, shark and dolphin education story books for children of all ages
Popular School Presentations...

Award winning author, Mary Maden, offers three lively and educational presentationseach one was developed with the help of educators. Her presentations are designed to fit into an integrated curriculum. You may choose 2 of these popular presentations when you schedule a one-day visit!

Be a Writing Wizard! New presentation!

The Writing Wizard is a fun, writing presentation with a magic theme (shades of Harry Potter!) that your students will love! Each student will become a Writing Wizard after completing their training (working on a short writing assignment) and learning a simple writing formula. The Writing Wizard is a fun program but it accomplishes an important goalhelping students understand the basic writing process.

The author comes to your school in costume and uses fun props to spark your students' imagination. She teaches would-be wizards her "Magic Writing Recipe," an easy, useful tool that will guide them in their writing. Students tap into their creative resources to select a writing prompt using ideas that they choose. The writing wizards-in-training use a "magic formula" of their collective descriptive words, nouns, and action verbs to start work on a short writing assignment. Ms. Maden helps your students through the hardest parthow to begin. Following the "Writing Recipe" students complete and share the first sentences of their writing.

Writing Wizard helps young writers become more familiar with the writing process and basic parts of speech. Ms. Maden encourages students to use characterization, action verbs and descriptive words. The Writing Wizard will not only motivate and inspire your students, but give them some easy steps to follow to help them learn to become better writers. Schedule a presentation today and let author, Mary Maden, magically transform your students into Writing Wizards! 60 minutes per session. Grades 3 and up. This is a hands-on program with a maximum of 40 students.

Pirate Tales! A Favorite!

Introduce your students to history, pirate facts and legend, and new vocabulary with this fun program! Mary Madenin pirate costume shares exciting true tales of pirates such as Blackbeard! Includes a sing along of the author's original pirate songs and a reading from her book, The Great Pirate Adventure. Tazz the dog, a character in Ms. Madenıs book series is an optional part of this presentation. Ask for details! Integrates English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Arts Education. 45 minutes average. Grades K and up. This presentation can be done as an assembly for large groups!

The Magical History Tour: A Blast to the Past!

Take a journey through history with Mary Maden as your guide! The author comes to your school in costume and presents an interactive presentation/skit. Using a special computer program (Power Point) and your studentıs Imagination Power, Ms. Maden takes you on a whirlwind coastal tour of historic places and famous events. This very unique performance makes history come alive! Integrates Social Studies, Language Arts, Science, Computer & Information Skills. 60 minutes. Grades 3-8. Maximum of 50 students per session.

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Mary Maden - Outer Banks Adventures with Petey and Tazz and the Earth Ocean Adventures Series featuring manatees, shark and dolphin education story books for children of all ages
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Dog & Pony Publishing
P.O. Box 3540
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 261-6905
Contact Mary Maden by email at: marymadendogpony@mindspring.com