The Bankside Book of Puppets (Paperback)
This vintage book is a complete and novice-friendly guide to creating your own puppets, puppet theatre, and other related equipment. With simple diagrams and clear instructions, this volume is ideal for the novice puppeteer, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "A New Beginning", "Lighting", "A Home-Made Fairyland", "The Little People", "On Marionettes", "Personalities", "The Shadow Show", "The School Stage", "Music for Marionettes", "Noises and Effects", "Dioramas and Transparencies", and "Finale". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on puppets and marionettes.