Storyteller John Weaver - Legends & Laughter for All Ages

Testimonials

"John has the wonderful talent to engage both kids and adults alike. His interactive approach to storytelling lets all of us become part of the fun!"
 --C.J Hirschfield, Executive Director
    Children's Fairyland

"A sincere mahalo from the Waikiki Aquarium.  Thank you so much.  It was delightful to see the expressions and interaction of the keiki and adults.  Having you with us this past Saturday was a 'Christmas gift' indeed."
-- MaryLou Foley,
Director of Community Outreach
Waikiki Aquarium

"Thank you again for coming to help us celebrate our birthday.  The guests seemed to really enjoy the storytelling.  You kept them captivated."
--Liane Usher, Director
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center


“Your storytelling performance held the attention of everyone, from babies and toddlers to preschoolers and parents. The choice of stories was excellent, involving participation from the audience, humor, magic, and fun! The show was very well paced and very polished. Your training as an actor is clearly evident…”
-- Penny Peck, San Leandro Public Library

“Your manner with the children was delightful! You were friendly and openly expressed your enjoyment in sharing time with them. Your stories were very age-appropriate; I appreciate the manner in which you adjust for the ages of your audience. Your techniques for engaging children in participation was very successful. Your ability to manage group behavior was very skilled. We’re eager to see you again soon!”
–Reading Specialist, Marilyn Avenue Elementary, Livermore

“…your presentation was exactly as we had hoped.  I enjoyed you and so did the kids.  You did a nice job of addressing all of the issues we were learning about, either by way of explanation or, more importantly by way of your example and live performance. ..we are unanimous in feeling that the afternoon was a huge success”
--J.G., Homeschool Association Organizer

You have a way of bringing literature to life in a way that makes your audience part of the story.  Our students always have a great time watching, and listening, and never get tired of seeing you perform.”
--Croce Elementary PTA, Livermore

“John Weaver is fantastic!  He is not only a terrific and engaging storyteller, but he also knows his audience and is able to moderate them well.”
--Barbara S., Library Patron


"We saw you perform recently…and I just wanted to tell you what a big hit you were with my 3 1/2 year old.  She (and we) really loved your storytelling and she also drew pictures of the stories when she got home."
--L.B., Parent

“I just wanted to thank you again…you did an AWESOME job!  I could’ve listened to stories for a lot longer.  Looking at the children while they were listening…they were having a blast.  They had huge smiles on their faces and a twinkle in their eye! …(the) parents I talked to all thought you were great…and we had a fantastic turnout.”
–Krey Elementary, Brentwood

(My boys) think you're the greatest story teller around.  Thanks for instilling a love for reading in my sons. You helped to get them started on reading.
--R.J., library mom

“I would travel far and pay good money just to hear you…what a treasure!  Your example has inspired my reading…Thank you one-hundred times over!”
–DD, Bookstore Patron/Parent

“The children had a fun and exciting time.  The animation and enthusiasm you displayed during your performances was a treat for all.”
--Primary Plus School, San Jose

"Special thanks to John Weaver for making story times a magical experience for young and old!"          
 --G.L., Library Patron

"John Weaver is always fantastic, engaging and fun."
--Storytime parent