Baltimore award winning actor Anthony Michael Hobbs performs a dramatic reading at the Baltimore Book Festival Sunday, September 28, 2014 

Young actor, Anthony Michael Hobbs, to read Dr. LaMarr Shields’ book ‘Miguel’s Amazing Book Adventure’ at the Baltimore Book Festival

Actor/model Anthony Michael Hobbs.

Actor/model Anthony Michael Hobbs.

*Young Baltimore actor Anthony Michael Hobbs (Emmy nominated “The Abolitionist”) will perform a dramatic reading at the Baltimore Book Festival Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The hour-long schedule includes a reading of Dr. LaMarr Shields’ (who will be in attendance) book “Miguel’s Amazing Book Adventure” at The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage. After the reading Hobbs, Dr. Shields, and the book’s illustrator Nathaniel Johnson will be on hand for a Question and Answer (Q & A) session.

Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields is a bilingual activist, author, educator, public speaker, poet, social entrepreneur, and the co-founder and President the Cambio Group, and the creator of the Paul Robeson Academic International School of Excellence (PRAISE) (a collaboration with the Johns Hopkins School of Education that helps African-American and Latino males become competitive applicants to four-year colleges and universities). “Miguel’s Amazing Book Adventure” is about a 3rd grader who hates books but loves adventure, and discovers a magical book when bad weather forces him to stay in doors.

Anthony Michael’s acting credits includes performances in film, such as his role as a young Frederick Douglass in the 2013 Emmy Award nominated PBS special “The American Experience: The Abolitionist,” as well as his starring role in DreamWorks documentary “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” (; United Way ‘s PSA (; Norwegian Cruise-Line’s commercial; several PBS Sprout Network mini-segments; “SkWids” kids’ on-line Internet show; the national classroom program called KinderRhyme – which appears in over 2600 school programs, and in a Comcast’s Xfinity segment.

His theater credits include Nolan Williams, Jr.’s holiday musical presentation “Christmas Gift!” and a stage play titled “In a Roundabout Way.” Also a model Hobbs has appeared in marketing campaigns that include the Finish Line athletic chain print and in-store signage, Villa retail chain’s website and in-store signage, and the USDA Healthy Kids’ national print campaign. Also a voice-over actor Anthony Michael’s voice can be heard in an instructional video for advertising firm TBWA World Wide – the largest advertising holding company in the world.

Anthony Michael Hobbs is also a winner of eight Global Stars Network acting awards. When not acting and going on auditions Anthony reads, plays sports, dances, and spends time with his dog.

For more information on Anthony Michael Hobbs log onto his website at or contact his management at 410-908-4869.



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