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Grand Adventures

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Let's play a story.

Grand Adventures is an innovative enrichment program that combines story and play by placing cooperative games and puzzles in the context of original and sophisticated stories. Why focus on story and play?

At Grand Adventures, we believe story and play are two of the most important mainstays of the childhood experience. Stories introduce children to new ideas, new roles, and new horizons. Play lets them explore those new concepts. Together, story and play are among the most powerful tools young people have to make sense of their world. Also, they’re just plain fun.

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Meet the maker.

Grand Adventures creator Adam Shaughnessy is an acclaimed author, storyteller, and educator whose work has been featured in articles in Kirkus Reviews, Publisher’s Weekly, and Education World. Adam has been a presenter or panelist at BookExpo America, the Miami Bookfair, The Museum of the City of New York, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, and at countless schools, bookstores, libraries, and museums throughout the country.

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Adam's program is incredibly popular with both children and their families. The only problem is that his clubs always fill. That's why we keep bringing him back!

Laureen, Enrichment Manager

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