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"In my twenty-two years of teaching and as principal, I have never seen a better assembly than Joe Holiday's Reading Rocks Magic Show!"

Marilyn Smith - Principal , R. Stewart Esten School, Rockland, MA

"We ordered the books you talked about and made a display in the library and the books were checked out immediately! It was so nice to see the kids excited about books again." 

Jennifer McDonald- Literacy Coach -Weymouth Schools, MA

WOW!- FANTASTIC!- AWESOME! - were some of the words the children describe after seeing The Reading Rocks show with Joe Holiday. What a superb way to encourage reading!  Ramsey Aftercare gives Reading Rocks 5 stars!!!

Lee March- Site coordinator for Ramsey School District, NJ

"Joe Holiday captivated my students and has helped us to kick-off a schoolwide literature fair for two years in a row!

Justin Whitford - Davis Elementary School - Principal - Gassaway, WV

"I can't remember the last time so many teachers and administrators came to find me, just to let me know that an assembly program was so appropriate and enriching for the kids. They not only enjoyed the presentation, but they were also completely engaged.!

Callie Shafto - Far Hills Coummunity Day School - Far Hills , NJ 

"The combination of children's literature and amazing magic is a winning one in Joe's performance.  Reading Rocks was a big hit with both students and teachers at South Elementary School!

Christine Swanson- Reading Specialist - South Elementary School, Hingham, MA

"There was tons of laughter and so much awe and excitement throughout the entire assembly.   My kids couldn't wait to talk about it at the dinner table!"

Margaret Cuccuini - PTA President - Tollgate Elementary School - Pennington, NJ 

"Joe is kind, fun and professional and in a school of students ranging from K-8th grade, he did a perfect job of incorporating material that related to all ages."

Leslie Kurtz - PFA President - Port Republic School, Port Republic, NJ 

"Even all the teachers loved his show and how well he included the entire school into his performances."

Bonnie Deneault - PTA - Freetown Elementary School, Freetown, MA

"Joe Holiday's Reading Rocks Magic Show is the best around. Our teacher's were quoted as saying it was The best assembly our school has ever had. Joe brings magic to reading!"

Leslie Brewer - HSA assembly coordinator - Springfield Twp Elementary, Jobstown, NJ 


Joe was engaging, fun, current...not to mention his awesome magic tricks. I could tell your assembly was a hit with kids and teachers alike!!!"

"Amy Barnett - PTO President - Kernsville Elementary School Orefield, PA


"The show was a perfect blend of magic, humor, and fun all based on the value of reading. Students were engaged and entertained, and many came to the library shortly afterward looking for the titles mentioned during the show."

Wendy Fredricksen - Libarian - Parker Farms Elementary Wallingford, CT


"We loved your show!"

Dr. Vivadelli - Principal - Evergreen Elementary, Deptford, NJ


"Thank you from all of us for a fantastic show. The kids could not stop talking about it all afternoon.  Our teachers raved about it.  A show like yours would really help the kids get excited about reading all year.  Great job!!!"

Jeffrey Boudreau -4th grade Teacher - Beaver Brook Elem School, Abington, Mass


"Joe you were amazing!  The kids really enjoyed your program.

Loved the floating student trick!"

Christine Lubitsky -1st grade Teacher - Riverton Elem School, Riverton, NJ


"Finally an assembly worth taking my children out of class for...

Thank you Joe Holiday!" 

Mrs. Kelly - 1st Grade Teacher - Middle Village Elementary, Middletown, NJ


"Our students and staff so enjoyed the Reading Rocks Magic show performed by Joe Holiday!  Joe was wonderful to work with and handled a large group of students very well.  It's a hard job to keep everyone's attention at the end of the year, but Joe had no problems!  It was the perfect show to help us end the year with a reading celebration!"
Cheryl Easting-Reading Specialist-Tabernacle Elem School, Tabernacle, NJ


"Thank you for the great performance again this year! The children really loved your program and my magic books flew off the shelf."
Megan Bramble - Librarian Middle Twp. Elem #2, Cape May Court House, NJ


"Our kids really enjoyed themselves and our staff always talk for days after your shows.  Your message is about books but you bring so much more to the kids... You have literally become one of the TJ family!"
Jeff Pollock - Principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Blackwood, NJ 


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