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The Shadow Puppet Book
The Shadow Puppet Book
By Sterling Pub Co Inc
SKU: #HH-055-80-9970809
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$721.69

sku: HH-055-80-9970809, ean: 9780806970301, isbn: 0806970308,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
General instructions for making shadow puppets and scenery and staging productions, with specific directions for producing several plays such as ''The Little Red Hen'' and ''The Emperor's New Clothes.''.


Puppetry: A Reader in Theatre Practice (Readings in Theatre Practice)
Puppetry: A Reader in Theatre Practice (Readings in Theatre Practice)
By Palgrave
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$109.91

ean: 9780230232723, isbn: 0230232728,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
In this sophisticated and compelling introduction to puppet theatre, Penny Francis offers engaging contemporary perspectives on this universal art-form. She provides an account of puppetry's different facets, from its demands and techniques, through its uses and abuses, to its history and philosophy. Now recognized as a valuable and powerful medium used in the making of most forms of theatre and filmed work, those referring to Puppetry will discover something of the roots, dramaturgy,


Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel
Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel
By Chaney Michael A
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$65.00

mpn: 43186-504679, ean: 9781496810250, isbn: 1496810252,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Literary scholar Michael A. Chaney examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. His arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various knowledges that comics produce and the methods artists and writers employ to convey them. Theoretically eclectic, this study attends to the lessons taught by both the form and content of today's most celebrated graphic novels.Chaney analyzes the embedded lessons in comics and graphic


Making Puppets the Fairyland Way
Making Puppets the Fairyland Way
By Charlemagne Press
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$25.00

ean: 9780921845379, isbn: 0921845375,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Step-by-step instructions and patterns for making hand puppets, marionettes (string puppets), and rod puppets from cloth. Photographs illustrate each step as well as details on making wigs and costumes..


Hand Puppets: How to Make and Use Them (Dover Craft Books)
Hand Puppets: How to Make and Use Them (Dover Craft Books)
By Dover Publications
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780486261614, isbn: 0486261611,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Introduce children to the fascinating world of puppetry with this unique book by former teacher-librarian and veteran puppeteer Laura Ross. Step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams help beginners create captivating paper-bag puppets, rod puppets for shadow plays, and papier-mâché puppets with their own cloth costumes.Large, easy-to-read type and full-size traceable patterns show would-be puppeteers how to master basic skills: dressing and handling puppets, setting up a stage, and writing


The Hand-Carved Marionettes of Gustave Baumann : Share Their World
The Hand-Carved Marionettes of Gustave Baumann : Share Their World
By Museum of Fine Arts (NM)
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$59.99

ean: 9780967510606, isbn: 0967510600,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Famous colour woodcut printmaker, Gustave Baumann was a superb woodcarver who was captivated by puppet theatre. In the 1930s, Baumann carved a collection of marionettes for plays he wrote about New Mexico's cultural heritage. Featuring twenty-five marionettes photographed from the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts (Museum of New Mexico), this entertaining book tells the story of Baumann's theatre, describing in detail the plays, sets, and costuming, and highlights the


The Little Pig's Puppet Book
The Little Pig's Puppet Book
By Little Brown & Co
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$43.96

ean: 9780316924689, isbn: 0316924687,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Three pig brothers decide to put on a puppet show for all their friends, demonstrating step-by-step instructions for making puppets, writing an original script, putting up a stage, creating scenery, and making programs, tickets, and refreshments.


Stop-Motion Armature Machining: A Construction Manual
Stop-Motion Armature Machining: A Construction Manual
By McFarland Publishing
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mpn: 230 photographs and illustrations, refer, ean: 9780786412440, isbn: 0786412445,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Stop-motion puppet animation is one of the most unusual and demanding art forms in the world. It uses a variety of skills, including design, sculpting, metal work, mold making and casting, taxidermy, filmmaking, storytelling and acting, and can be seen in the simplest commercial spots on television to more complex animated shorts and science fiction and fantasy feature films. This work, with over 200 photographs and illustrations, demonstrates the construction of armatures for film industry


On Thrones of Gold
On Thrones of Gold
By Harvard University Press
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$65.00

ean: 9780674734036, isbn: 0674734033,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
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Puppet-Making. (Little Craft Book Series)
Puppet-Making. (Little Craft Book Series)
By Brand: Sterling Pub Co Inc
SKU: #1829098
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$68.89

sku: 1829098, ean: 9780806951744, isbn: 0806951745,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
An introduction to creating twenty-nine puppets from paper, papier mÃachÂe, cloth, and various items found around the house.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater (Princeton Legacy Library)
The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater (Princeton Legacy Library)
By Zurbuchen Mary Sabine
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$126.99

ean: 9780691636610, isbn: 0691636613,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Bali's shadow puppet theater, like others in Southeast Asia, is a complex tradition with many conventions that puzzle Western observers. Mary Zurbuchen demonstrates how the linguistic codes of this rich art form mediate between social groups, cultural influences, historical periods, and conceptual schemes.Originally published in 1987.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of


Puppets and Puppet Theatre
Puppets and Puppet Theatre
By Currell, David
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mpn: 120 colour photographs, 280 line drawing, ean: 9781861261359, isbn: 1861261357,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Puppets and Puppet Theatre contains everything one needs to know to progress from a beginner's level to a high standard of artistry. Puppeteer David Currell concentrates on designing, making, and performing with the main types of puppets, offering detailed information on the nature and heritage of puppet theater; the anatomy of a puppet and its design and structure; materials and methods for sculpting, modeling, and casting puppet parts; step-by-step instructions for constructing marionettes as


Dolls, Puppedolls, and Teddy Bears
Dolls, Puppedolls, and Teddy Bears
By Van Nostrand Reinhold
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$46.71

ean: 9780442295417, isbn: 0442295413,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Provides instructions for creating life-size dolls, dolls that can be used as puppets, teddy bears, and fashion.


Puppetry in Schools
Puppetry in Schools
By Envins Press
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ean: 9781444699241, isbn: 1444699245,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
This classic, historical book is a detailed and comprehensive look at making and manipulation of puppets. In this original, unabridged form it contains much information that is useful and practical today in the classroom or home. Contents include - Puppetry - As A Craft - Puppetry And Art - Neddlework And Puppetry - Handicraft - Science - English - Puppets And Music - Religious Knowledge Through Puppetry - The Use Of Puppets For History And Geography - Puppets And Foreign Language Teaching -


Life Issues I: 10 plays about every day issues affecting children and young people (Christian-Themed Puppet Scripts Series) (Volume 1)
Life Issues I: 10 plays about every day issues affecting children and young people (Christian-Themed Puppet Scripts Series) (Volume 1)
By Onion Custard Publishing Ltd
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$11.71

ean: 9781909129412, isbn: 1909129410,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Life Issues 1 contains ten plays for glove puppets, on the following subjects: Perseverence: Don’t give up, even when we think we have made a bad mistake and will never get it right. Based on Peter’s denial of Jesus. The Prodigal Son: The Prodigal Son parable, forgiveness, and God’s love. Seaside – The House on the Sand: The parable of the house builders, building your life on a good foundation, and holidays. New Term: Coping with problems and worries, and knowing that God is with


Sesame Street Characters: Long and Short (Sesame Street All About Music)
Sesame Street Characters: Long and Short (Sesame Street All About Music)
By Brand: Astor Books Audio
SKU: #GHT7411.1AOGG09232011H8092A
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$124.99

sku: GHT7411.1AOGG09232011H8092A, ean: 9780943351063, isbn: 0943351065,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Book by Beethoven, JaneUsed Book in Good Condition.


How to Make Puppets With Children
How to Make Puppets With Children
By EVAN-MOOR
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mpn: 762, ean: 9781557997784, isbn: 1557997780,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
How to Make Puppets with Children contains all the necessary pattern pieces for making 37 delightful hand puppets and 26 finger puppets that lend themselves to a variety of curriculum areas. Use the puppets to provide a variety of opportunities for practicing oral language skills: retell a story, create original puppet shows, use the puppets to accompany oral reports about the animal, and beginning readers may use the finger puppets as they learn their initial sounds. Hand puppet subjects


003: Puppetry Yearbook
By Edwin Mellen Pr
SKU: #1004-WS0801-A11010-0773486461
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$109.95

sku: 1004-WS0801-A11010-0773486461, ean: 9780773486461, isbn: 0773486461,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
This text seeks to create a forum for new scholarship, as well as critical examinations of the growing number of international and multicultural artists and groups turning to puppets as a profound symbol that can both represent and transcend its human model..


Marionettes: How to Make and Work Them
Marionettes: How to Make and Work Them
By Dover Publications
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mpn: 400 illustrations, ean: 9780486229096, isbn: 0486229092,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
This is the complete book of marionette craft — from making heads and constructing bodies to stringing the marionettes on one- and two-hand controls, operating the marionettes, and putting on your own shows. Four books by Helen Fling have been brought together to make this volume. Their wealth of illustrations, tricks, helpful hints and solid, easy-to-follow advice will go far toward making your performances successful, enjoyable, and creative.In the first section, full details are given on


The Bankside Book of Puppets
The Bankside Book of Puppets
By Carpenter Press
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$11.99

ean: 9781443719407, isbn: 1443719404,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork..



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