He is an author, historian, poet, riddler, folklorist, puppeteer, musician, singer,teacher, dad, and now a grandpa! Most people say he is a storyteller! He entertains often in preschools, elementary schools, and even high schools! He knows more songs, stories and riddles, than anybody else his size or shape. He has at least one story or song for every occasion. He has more whistles than you can shake a stick at. Children of all ages love his "Limberjack" routine. His original musical games are a hoot! He often uses puppets with the younger children, including "Billy Bear the Silly Bear", "Jack Rabbit Dagnabbit". and "Toby the Tortoise."
He has begun his 40th year working with children and students all over the world. He has recently toured schools in Bogata and Cali , Colombia, Mexico City, Guadaljara and Cancoon Mexico, and most recently Lima, Peru. With extensive experience as educator and entertainer, he continues performing at parties, concerts, assemblies, workshops, and residencies. He is willing to travel and bring; laughter, joy and inspiration to children everywhere!
Winner of two Parent's Choice Awards for Children's Audio
“....His rich, gentle voice calls to mind the folk sounds of Burl Ives....” Veronica Schwartz, School Library Journal
“....One of the best children’s shows in the Northwest....." Paul DeBaros
".......all of the children were fascinated!" a teacher from Mexico City
From Birthday Parties to Benaroya Hall No Event to Big or Small