Puppetry Puppet stage Books

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Every bunny should check these books out at the Library Before Purchasing.

Puppets and Puppet Making

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Usual Price and Comments

Make Your Own Performing Puppets
Teddy Cameron Long

$19.95 Hardcover - 96 pages 
 Reading level: Ages 9-12

Plenty Of Puppets To Make
Robin Supraner 

$3.55 Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback - 47 pages

Worlds Of Shadow: Teaching With Shadow Puppets
David and Donna Wisniewski


Simple Puppets From everyday Materials
Barbara MacDonald
Buetter and Nancy Buetter

$12.55 Paperback

  Making Puppets Come Alive: How To Learn and Teach Hand Puppetry
Larry Engler

$8.05 Paperback

Puppets Methods and Materials
Cedric Fortney

$17.95 Hardcover

You Can Do Christian Puppets: A Beginner's Guide
Bea Carlbon

 $11.65 Paperback

Puppet Ministry Magic
Dale and Liz Vonsegger

$13.49 Paperback - 128 pages

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Shadow Puppets

Fun With Hand Shadows: Step By Step Instructions For More Than 70 Shadow Puppets
Sati Achaith and Bala Chandran

$8.05 Paperback

Inside The Drama House: Rama Stories Shadow Puppets
Stuart H. Blackburn

$22.50 Paperback

Shadow Games: A Book Of Hand And Puppet Shadows
Bill Mayer Peter Foy

$9.85  Reading level: Ages 9-12 Flashlights are magic wands when the lights go down, and this book takes full advantage of that magic with five pages of die-cut shadow creatures, whose looming shadows play across the wall with the help of a sealed-battery Duracell flashlight (included). Also featured are instructions for making shadows, plus a photographic spread of a solar eclipse.

Hand Shadows And More Hand Shadows
Henry Bursill

$2.25 Paperback - 64 pages
Reading level: Ages 4-8

FunWith Hand Shadows
Frank Jacobs and Henry Bursill

Just $0.90 Paperback - 57 pages

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Marionettes: How to Make And Use Them
Helen Fling

$7.15 Paperback - 185 pages
Card catalog description
Instructions for constructing and costuming marionettes, stringing them for one or two hand control, manipulating them, and staging a show

Marionettes And String Puppets
Daniel E. Hodges

$19.96 Paperback - 176 pages

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Hand Puppets How to Make and Use Them
Laura Ross

$7.15 Paperback - 192 pages
Card catalog description
Directions and diagrams for making various types of puppets, dressing and handling them, setting up a stage, and writing and producing one's own show. Includes three puppet plays.

Create your Own Hand Puppets
Diane Fisher

 Paperback - 36 pages
Reading level: Ages 4-8

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The Muppets Make Puppets
Cheryl Henson

$15.25 Paperback - 112 pages Bk&Pup kit edition
Reading level: Ages 4-8 
A kit from the artists of the Muppet Workshop includes instructions and all the materials needed to turn household objects into a variety of imaginative puppets, such as googly eyes, feathers, and silly noses.

Jim Henson: The Works: The Art, The Magic, The Imagination
Christopher Finch

$36.00 Hardcover - 251 pages
A tribute to the creativity of the late Jim Henson presents more than five hundred full-color photographs, drawings, and behind-the-scenes designs of the Muppets, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and other works.

Jim Henson: Muppet Master
Nathan Aaseng

$13.50 Library Binding - 40 pages
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Card catalog description
Recounts how Jim Henson brought to life the Muppets and how he made other advances in the world of puppetry.

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Perky Puppets With A Purpose; a Complete Guide to Puppetry and Ventriloquism in Christian Ministry
Mary Rose Pearson

$12.95 Paperback

I Can See Your Lips Moving: The Art and History of Ventriloquism
Valentin Vox

$35.00 Hardcover


Ventriloquism Made Easy
Kolby King

$4.45 Paperback - 96 pages

How To Become a Ventriloquist
Edgar Bergen

$20.95 Hardcover

Ventriloquism In A Nutshell

$5.00 Paperback

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History And Traditions

A History of European Puppetry: From It's Origins Till The End of the Nineteenth Century
Henryk Jurkowski
Penny Francis

$129.95 Hardcover

Popular Puppet Theatre In Europe: A History 1800-1914
John McCormack and Bennie Pratasik

$80.00 Hardcover - 320 pages

Karagiozis: Culture and Comedy in Greek Puppet Theatre Puppetry Library
George Miller

$35.00 Hardcover - 236 pages

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Puppet Shows Made Easy:
(Puppetry In Education Series)

Nancy Renfro

$18.95 Paperback Spiral edition

Puppet Plays Plus: Hand Puppet Plays for 2 Puppeteers
Phyllis Noe Pflomm

$31.00 Hardcover - 253 pages

Multicultural Folktales: Stories To Tell Young Children
Judy Sierra

$31.50 Paperback - 136 pages
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Storytelling With Puppets
Connie Champlin
$35.00 Paperback - 264 pages
Playwriting for The Puppet Theatre
Jean Mattson
$24.95 Paperback - 176 pages
Fantastic Theatre: Puppets And Plays For Young Performers and Young Audiences
Judy Sierra
$50.00 Hardcover
From Horn Book
A collection of plays for shadow and rod puppets contains detailed instructions on making the puppets and staging the plays. Many of the plays are very simple, based in general on familiar material such as nursery rhymes and folklore. The directions are clear enough for children to follow.
Storytelling Adventures: Stories Kids Can Tell
Vivian Dubrovin

$14.95 Paperback
Kids will learn how to make a glove puppet, a topsy-turvy doll, and a story pillow. They will discover how to create story magic with a tiny cube, tell tales with cookies, develop drama with demonstrations, and project excitement with shadow puppets. They will learn how to write a storytelling script and adapt example stories into their own tales.

Storytelling for The Fun Of It: A Handbook For Children
Vivian Dubrovin
$16.95 Paperback
Create Your Own Storytelling Stories
Vivian Dubrovin
$12.95 Paperback 
Shows young storytellers how to turn the events in their lives into performance quality telling tales. Learn to uncover ideas. Discover how to create characters. Map out a story plan. Customize tales for every audience. Find props that add sparkle. Sprinkle magic into your stories.

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Puppets and Masks: Stagecraft And Storytelling by Nan Rump

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Walt Disney's Pinocchio

Adventures Of Pinocchio by Sue Kassuer

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R.L.Strine (9-12) Goosebumps

Night Of The Living Dummy

Night of The Living Dummy II

Night Of the Living Dummy III
Bride of The Living Dummy

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