Winner of an iParenting Media Award and Children's Music Web Award!
Reviewed in Publishers Weekly: "Storyteller Binder shines in this collection that contains favorite folktales and a handful of origonals. Armed with a soothing voice and a gift for humor--both broad and subtle--Binder captivates..."
Mark Binder is the author of countless books and stories, including The Bed Time Story Series, a collection of 100 stories for kids of all ages. He's a trained actor, a Trinity Rep Conservatory Graduate, a student of Decroux Mime Technique, and holds a third degree black belt in Aikido. (He promises not to throw anybody across the room.)
He has told stories and given workshops at preschools, elementary schools, junior high schools, high schools, libraries, churches and synagogues. He has performed at both the New England Folk Festival and Sharing the Fire.
Mark Binder holds a BA from Columbia University and an MA in English and Theater from Rhode Island College. While at Columbia, he studied Playwrighting at the Hammerstein Center for the Performing Arts, and Storytelling with Spalding Gray.
His programs include Americana, Tales from the Outdoors, Tales of Chelm, Silly Stories, and Tales of Peace. His latest presentation about the weird and wonder of Rhode Island is called Beyond the Ocean State. He also tells stories for holidays and special occasions.
Mark lives in Providence, RI with his wife and children.