Mark Binder writes and tells stories for a living.
He is the author who knows how to tell the right story for readers and listeners of any age.
He has an eclectic collection of styles and interests, ranging from modern takes on traditional stories to bedtime favorites and even some autobiographical tall tales.
He performs all around the world.
Books (and ebooks)
Cinderella Spinderella! (2013)
The Brothers Schlemiel—unabridged (2013)
Genies, Giants and a Walrus (2012)
Kings, Wolves, Princesses and Lions (2012)
Stories for Peace (2011)
Matzah Mishugas (2009)
The Bed Time Story Book (2008)
It Ate My Sister (September, 2008)
The Brothers Schlemiel (April 2008)
A Hanukkah Present (*Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Family Literature* 2007)
The Everything Bedtime Story Book (2001)
Crumbs Don’t Count — The Rationalization Diet (1994)
A Holiday Present
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…
Classic Stories for Boys and Girls (*Children’s Music Web and iParenting Media Awards)
Tall Tales, Whoppers and Lies
The Brothers Schlemiel from Birth to Bar Mitzvah (*Storytelling World Honor)
A Hanukkah Present
More than 200 stories published in magazines including Cricket, The Forward, The Family, Bostonia, Conjure, and Pizza Today .
Awards and Grants
Finalist/Runner-Up National Jewish Book Award for Family Literature
Storytelling World Honor Award
Children’s Music Web Award
iParenting Media Award
US Department of Education Grant to Train School Librarians
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Literature
RI Department of Education Innovative Project Grant