Storytelling with Puppets

Storytelling with Puppets

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The revision of Storytelling with Puppets brings back to print one of ALA's greatest all-time hits among children's librarians. The first edition, written by Connie Champlin and (the late) Nancy Renfro, went through several printings after its 1985 debut. In this edition, Connie Champlin has polished the gems and fine-tuned sections to meet today's programming environment, paying special attention to literature-based instruction and multicultural themes. Designed for the individual storyteller working in informal settings, Storytelling with Puppets unveils myriad techniques sure to invigorate younger audiences, including open-box theaters, sound and action stories, and story aprons.Figures A flower puppet 1 The storyteller and puppet share the limelight 3 Open- box theater with stick puppets for Amos and Boris 23 ... 27 Variations of basic stick puppet construction 27 Variations of characters for basic finger puppet 28 Patterns for construction of finger ... Methods for converting stuffed toys into puppets 48 Contrasting puppet types and styles 49 A novelty puppeta€” a small box frog popsanbsp;...

Title:Storytelling with Puppets
Author:Connie Champlin
Publisher:American Library Association - 1998


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