Magic Tails - 2021


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2021 Summer Reading Magic Show | Magic Tails

A brand new show each and every year!  No need to keep looking for different entertainers from year to year as the show is new and fresh each season.  Each new show is based on the Summer Collaborative Reading Program's selected theme.  Every year the show has new effects, routines, and puppets.

Listed below are the other programs we have produced in the past.


2020 Summer Reading Online Magic Show | Magic of Imagination
The Magic of Imagination - 2020













Creative Theme 

This program was made into a 30 min "TV SHOW" for kids and presented online only due to Covid-19 restrictions.

In this show our kids loose their imaginations!  With the help of Twinky the Bunny, Magician Daniel Lusk shows his kids how important their imaginations are and how to keep them active.

This show had crafts, magic lessons, animation, activities and more.

Blastoff to Magic - 2019













Space Themed 

Learning to never give up and Shoot for the STARS!

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, Daniel teaches kids about famous astronauts that never gave up.  Kids will also meet "Steve the space alien" and help him discover that everyone in the universe is different, and that is ok!

You might even see Mr. Daniel fly with his own rocket pack!

2019 Summer Reading Magic Show | Blastoff to Magic
2018 Summer Reading Magic Show | Rockin' Together
Rockin' Together - 2018













A Musical Magic Show

Learning that working together ROCKS!

This is a very unique show and is a mixture of magic and music.  Musician Elle joins the show and plays songs from famous kids programs LIVE.  But will this be OK with Magic Daniel? Can they work together?  Will the show be able to go on?  It looks like they may have to learn how to Rock Together!

You cannot get this show ANYWHERE ELSE.

Leggo My Magic Show! - 2017












Build a Better World

Making the world a better place is as easy as A.B.C.

A - Alert to others needs

B - Brave when standing up for what is right

C - Compassion for other

Not only does this show have an AWESOME message but is done with the worlds most famous building blocks... LEGOS!!

2017 Summer Reading Magic Show | Leggo My Magic Show
2016 Summer Reading Magic Show | Go for the Gold
GO for the GOLD! - 2016












Olympics Theme

In this program Daniel uses his unique blend of comedy, magic, and puppets to take kids, parents, and grandparents alike on a hilarious magical adventure. Kids will learn about the Olympics and how they can "Go For The Gold" in reading, fitness, and kindness towards others. Daniel will also be joined with the kids favorite magical bunny rabbit Twinky!

Be A Hero - 2015








Who are Heroes

In this program Daniel will use magic and comedy to tell the kids about heroes in literature, heroes overseas, local heroes, and how to be a hero yourself.  H.E.R.O. stands for... Help Everyone, Respect Others. This show not only talks about how heroes are documented in the library but also will have an anti bully/character development message about how they can be a hero in their community, school, and home. 

2015 Summer Reading Magic Show | Be A HERO
Magic of Science - 2014














Science Based Show

What is the difference between magic and science?  This program explains how magicians use science to perform their magic.  Featuring "Cheese" the lab rat!

2014 Summer Reading Magic Show | The Magic of Science
Dig into Magic - 2013














Myths under the ground

Just because it has been said many times does not make it true.  Children learn what is under our feet and separate facts from myths.  Featuring "Doug" the mole!

2011 Summer Reading Magic Show | Magic, Friend, and Laughter around the WORLD
Magic, Friends, and Laughter around the World - 2011






















Cultural diversity 

Let's take a trip around the world!  In this show Daniel does magic from different countries around the world was children learn that it does not matter where we come from or what we look like, we can all be friends.  Featuring "Crackers" the DoDo Bird!

The Magic of Dreaming BIG - 2012
















You can be what you want to be

There are a lot of big dreamers in history.  Authors, inventors, sport figures, and even magicians.  Children learn that the library is full of big dreamers but the biggest dreamer is the one in each of them.  Featuring "Reggie" the HUGE library book!

Other General Shows


Funtime Magic Show | Daniel Lusk | Magician
Funtime Magic Show












Our interactive standard magic Show

This is our standard 45 minute interactive magic show that you can book for programs that do not need a specific theme.  Twinkie the Bunny Rabbit is there to try and mess with our magician.  This show usues a lot of audiance participitation is great for the whole family.

Be Bigger than a Bully | Anti-Bully Magic Show | Daniel Lusk
Be BIGGER than a bully











Anti-bully magic show

This program can be done at your library or in the local school system with the cooperation of the local library system.  You can find out more about this program at