A Little Potato and Hard to Peel

  • A Little Potato and Hard to Peel by David Harrell
  • A Little Potato and Hard to Peel by David Harrell


In this inspiring and humorous program, David Harrell shares the highs and lows of growing up without a right hand. Portraying colorful and influential characters from his own family, TV, and film, David shares the importance of not being defined by your limitations.


For a K–8 school, pair this program with The Boy Who Would Be Captain Hook for K–2.

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $810

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1,280

Travel Fee: $75 per day


Audience Limit: 250 (grades 3-6 or 6-8)

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



Arts Appreciation Month

Character Education Month

National Arts & Humanities Month

Universal Human Rights Month

Curriculum Standards

Curriculum Standards

Character Education

Language Arts Literacy

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

30 minutes to set up. Artist brings a wireless mic and plugs into the school sound system. Please provide 3 or 4 armless chairs.