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Page Turner Adventures

Page Turner Adventures is an Emmy, Telly and iParenting Award Winning company that’s been producing fun, educational content for the STAGE, PAGE, and SCREEN for more than two decades. With help from our Once-Upon-A- Time-Machine, we transport kids to an immersive world of stories, imagination, creativity, wonder, and fun where they are empowered to become the hero of their own story. 


We believe that storytelling, music, art, and comedy have the power to inspire creativity and critical thinking while turbo-charging young imaginations and a passion for learning. 


Our content has been used by amazing organizations that include The International Reading Association, The Travel Channel, and Scholastic. While our one-of-a-kind live and online productions have been enjoyed by kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and theaters across the globe. 

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Jill Ross Nadler aka Page Turner

Producer, Writer, Host and Founder of Page Turner Adventures

Jill really is a Storyologist with a passion for storytelling in all its forms. She graduated with a degree in Theater from the University of Buffalo, studied acting at the University of London, England, and received a certificate in children’s television from Rockport College. She started her career in television as a FOX Kids’ Club Host where she won an Emmy for best children’s special and has produced content for the Travel Channel and Scholastic. Jill is also a children’s book author and has written ten books for Heinemann Publishing (a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). She’s also the author of the picture book SUCH A LIBRARY! which School Library Journal called an absolute delight. In addition to her work with Page Turner Adventures, Jill is the KidVision producer for South Florida PBS where she helps develop original educational content for kids and occasionally appears as Storyologist Page Turner.  


Dr. Chris Thurber

Content Advisor

Dr. Thurber is a board-certified clinical psychologist, educator, author, and father. Chris earned his BA from Harvard University in 1991 and a PhD in clinical psychology from UCLA in 1997.An award-winning contributor to Camping Magazine and Camp Business, Chris has also shared his opinions and expertise on national and international radio, television, print media, podcasts, and webinars, including the Today Show, Martha Stewart, and CNN.

Linda Marlow

Educational Consultant

Linda has published four leveled readers with Heinemann, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This dive into educational publishing perfectly aligned with her career as a first-grade teacher and award-winning educator with over 25 years of experience, including teaching creative writing at an elementary school of the arts. More than anything, Linda loves motivating reluctant learners through engaging lessons and powerful stories.

Emily Elliott

Educational Consultant

Emily graduated from Florida Atlantic University with her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and began teaching for the Palm Beach County School District. She is currently working toward her certification as a Social Emotional Arts Facilitator through the UCLA Arts and Healing Program. Emily is also the founder of Elevate Improv, an after school and summer enrichment program that teaches kids of all ages the art of improvisation…and laughter.

Lisa Nadel

Show Booking Coordinator

Lisa has worked in children’s book publishing for 20 years, most recently as Director of School & Library Marketing at Random House Children’s Books. There she worked on campaigns for titles including the Magic Tree House series, Wonder, the Mr. Lemoncello’s Library series. Lisa also served as Publisher Liaison for the Children’s Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English for eight years. Lisa is the founder of Lonni Lane Marketing, which represents some of the biggest names in the kidlit world, including Dan Yaccarino, Candace Fleming, and Jonathan Auxier.

Isabella Quickdraw


Isabella comes from a whimsical island in the middle of the Atlantic full of tales and stories, and because of that, Isabella loves art in all its forms. When she's not drawing and painting anywhere, anytime, you can find her cooking and eating exotic foods she got to know while traveling the world in search of adventure and art museums.

Kenny Mikey

Actor, Editor, and Co-Founder of Page Turner Adventures

Kenny began his career as a kindergarten teacher, but since his favorite part of the job was making kids laugh, he was thrilled when he was selected to attend Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Clown College. After receiving an MFA (Master of Funny Arts), he was handpicked by Ringling Bros. to develop a motivational social-emotional show for The Boys and Girls Clubs of America. When he left Ringling, Kenny put his background to work producing live shows and educational children’s television for Page Turner Adventures. While Kenny is now working on helping other people develop their shows with his company The Show Biz, he still pops in now and then to perform with Page Turner Adventures.

Sai Sion
aka Reed Moore

Actor, Audiobook Producer, and Library Consultant

Sai has over a decade of experience in making people, places, and things better versions of themselves. He studied Moving Image Arts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was the Program Director at Iberia Parish Library. He put his passion and compassion to work as a Youth Counselor at Disney Cruise Lines and in his current position as a Behavioral Therapist at Autism Spectrum Therapies. Sai is also the producer and host of, So You Want to Be a Better Ally, a podcast that uses children’s books to teach concepts like critical race theory and enhance allyship for BIPOC and LGBTQIA friends.

John Mercurio

Composer and Lyricist

John’s musicals have been produced at regional theaters around the country. His musical Academy was presented at the New York Musical Theatre Festival and the Daegu International Musical Theatre Festival in South Korea where it won Best Musical, as well as the ASCAP Cole Porter citation for music and lyrics. His other shows include Myth, which was developed at the O'Neill Musical Theater Conference, Diva Diaries, and Through the Looking Glass.

Larry DeCarmine

Audio Supervisor

Larry has extensive experience in film sound and music production. His film credits include Malcolm X, He Got Game, and Clockers. He’s also worked with some of the top stars in the music industry, including Celine Dion, Lenny Kravitz, Ricky Martin, and Julio Iglesias. One of his favorite projects was working on Nickelodeon’s Gullah Gullah Island, which instilled in him a love for children’s TV. Larry has been a teacher and mentor to young professionals in the music and TV business for over fifteen years. Larry keeps the rest of the Page Turner team in line with his calm presence…and third-degree black belt in Aikido.

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