Library Listing in Shelving Order

Puppet Heads, Hands and Feet and Their Making by Paul McPharlin
(002 MCP)
1931, 32 pages, hardcover.

Marionette Handbook by Leroy Stahl
(003 STA)
1938, 96 pages, paperback.

Simplified Stagecraft - Homemade Equipment For the Stage by Leroy Stahl
(004 STA)
1938, 92 pages, paperback.

Mexican Folk Puppets by Roberto Lago
(005 LAG)
1941, 27 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Theatre Handbook by Marjorie Batchelder
(006 BAT)
1945, 293 pages, hardcover.

Puppets and Marionettes by Roger Lewis
(007 LEW)
1952, 44 pages, hardcover.

Puppetry - All the Beginner Wants To Know by Janet Evec
(008 EVE)
1952, 88 pages.

Puppets and Plays (copy 1) by Marjorie Batchelder and Virginia Lee Camer
(009 BAT)
1956, 241 pages, hardcover.

Puppet’s and Progress by Jan Bussell
(012 BUS)
1953, 119 pages, hardcover.

Fun With Puppets by Sylvia Cassell
(013 CAS)
1956, 113 pages, hardcover.

Needlework Puppets by Brenda Morton
(014 MOR)
1964, 110 pages, hardcover.

Puppetry Today by Helen Binyon
(015 BIN)
Various types of puppetry, but emphasis on shadows. Describes experiments at Bath Academy. 87 photos and drawings, some color. 1966.

You Can Make a String Puppet by Richard Slade
(016 SLA)
1966, 46 pages, hardcover.

Play with Light and Shadow: The Art and Techniques of Shadow Theater by Herta Schonewolf
(017 SCH)
1968, 95 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Theatre of Asia by J. Tilakasiri
(018 TIL)
1968, 166 pages, hardcover.

Skits and Puppets by Boy Scouts
(019 BOY)
1969, 70 pages, paperback.

How To Be A Puppeteer by Eleanor Boylan
(020 BOY)
Illustrated by Tomie de Paola, 1970, 132 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Making by Chester Jay Alkema
(021 ALK)
1971, 48 pages, hardcover.

The Puppeteer’s Library Guide Vol. I (copy 1) by J. Frances Crothers
(022 CR0)
1971, 474 pages, hardcover.

The Puppeteer’s Library Guide Vol. I (copy 2) by J. Frances Crothers
(023 CR0)
1971, 474 pages, hardcover.

Let’s Start a Puppet Theatre by Benny E. Andersen
(024 AND)
1971, 91 pages, hardcover.

Shadow Puppets In Color by Louise Cochrane
(025 COC)
1972, 48 pages, hardcover.

Marionettes - How To Make and Work Them by Helen Fling
(026 FLI)
A complete book of marionette craft, from making heads and constructing bodies to stringing the marionette. It contains a wealth of illustrations, tricks, helpful hints, and solid, easy-to-follow advice. More than 400 illustrations show every step of making and working the marionette, from conception and construction to performance. 185 pages.

Felt Puppets by Kay B. Ohlson
(027 OHL)
1973, 23 pages, paperback.

Easy To Make Puppets by Joyce Luckin
(028 LUC)
1975, 48 pages, hardcover.

Shadow Puppets, Shadow Theatres and Shadow Films by Lotte Reiniger
(029 REI)
1970, 126 pages, hardcover.

Marionettes On Stage by Leonard Suib and Muriel Broadman
(030 SUI)
Patterns for two marionettes using slotted card as basis. Script: “Kandu and his Talking Wonder Dog.” Aspects of production, management, advertising. 38 photos, 84 drawings. 1975. 243 pages.

Behind the White Screen by Sotiris Spatharis
(031 SPA)
Memoirs, history and art of Karagiosis, the Greek art of shadow puppetry, including the best known puppeteers and techniques of the art. 1976, 150 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Theatre In Performance by Nancy H. Cole
(032 COL)
Subtitled "Everything you need to know about how to produce puppet plays" this comprehensive text, despite the lack of pictures, contains a wealth of practical information. 1978, 272 pages, hardcover.

Practical Puppet Plays by Irvy Gilbertson
(033 GIL)
Includes 17 scripts for use in a Sunday School setting. 1977, 61 pages, paperback.

Easy To Make Puppets and How To Use Them at Church.. by Fran Rottman
(034 ROT)
This book takes you step-by-step, offering simple suggestions for making and using Bible puppets, writing and adapting scripts, building a stage and scenery. An excellent introduction to using puppets with youngsters in a church setting. 1978, 192 pages, paperback.

Puppets For Dreaming and Scheming by Judy Sims
(035 SIM)
1978, 152 pages, paperback.

Complete Book of Puppets and Puppeteering. by Robert Ten Eyck Hanford
(036 HAN)
Down to earth modern all around puppetry book. Practical production and direction advice. Includes many whimsical drawings, some photos. 1976. 160 pages

Bible Storytelling Puppets by Evelyn Mitchell
(037 MIT)
49 pages, paperback.

The Art of the Puppet by Bil Baird
(038 BAI)
Certainly the best all around book on history and geography of puppetry with a sound text and excellent choice of pictures. Large coffee table book with 251 pages and many photos (over 100 in color.) A good overview of traditional and modern puppetry. 1965, 251 pages, hardcover.

Of Muppets and Men by Christopher Finch
(039 FIN)
1981, 180 pages, hardcover.

The Marionette. by George Merten
(040 MER)
1957, hardcover.

The Dwiggins Marionettes by Dorothy Abbe
(041 ABB)
This coffee table book is an intriguing and comprehensive record of one artist's experiments with puppetry. Dwiggins was the creator of the counter-balanced marionette, and one entire chapter is devoted to his method of marionette construction. Includes a reprint of his pamphlet "The Marionette in Motion." There are 368 illustrations, including 67 color plates and 60 line drawings. 1974, 233 pages, hardcover.

Selected Puppet Plays by Allen
(042 ALL)

Punch’s Progress by Forman Brown
(043 BRO)
A wonderful story of the adventures and misadventures of the Yale Puppeteers from their beginnings to the great success of their Turnabout Theater. 1936, 250 pages, hardcover.

Simple Marionettes by P.M. Clarke
(044 CLA)
48 pages, hardcover.

Making Marionettes by C. Edmund Rossbach
(045 ROS)
1938, 31 pages, paperback.

Trick Marionettes by Nichloas Nelson and J.J. Hayes
(047 NEL)
Short descriptions of a variety of trick marionettes. Some may seem a little far-fetched, because the straight stick controls used in those days assumed several hands were available. 1988 reprint of 1935. Originally published by Paul McPharlin. 32 pages.

Marionettes: Easy to Make! Fun to Use! by Edith Flack Ackley
(048 ACK)
1929, 115 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Plays for Young Players by Lewis Mahlmann and David Cadwalader Jones
(049 MAH)
1974, 194 pages, hardcover.

The Puppet Theatre in America 1524—1948. by Paul McPharlin
(050 MCP)
1969, 734 pages, hardcover.

Puppets and Puppetry by Peter Fraser
(051 FRA)
1980, 168 pages, hardcover.

Puppets: Friends at Your Finger Tips by Imogene Forte
(052 FOR)
1985, 79 pages, paperback.

Puppetry in Early Childhood Education. by Tamara Hunt and Nancy Renfro
(053 HUN)
For children from pre-school to third grade. The book is divided into four parts; Creative Puppetry in the Classroom, Puppetmaking for Children, Using Puppets in Your Daily Routine, and Sources of Materials and Information. The numerous drawings, photographs, ideas and enormous talent and enthusiasm of the authors make this book very useful. 1982, 258 pages, hardcover.

Imagination: At Play With Puppets and Creative Drama by Nancy Frazier and Nancy Renfro
(054 FRA)
This exciting book combines creative drama and puppetry, using very simple materials. Strong emphasis on curriculum integration in science, social science and language arts. 1987, 96 pages, hardcover.

Celebrate: Holidays, Puppets, and Creative Drama.. by Tamara Hunt and Nancy Renfro
(055 HUN)
The book's focus is on holidays celebrated in the United States, mainly national and some religious, with an eye toward how all children can enjoy them, regardless of national origin or ethnic group. The authors have used puppetry and creative dramatics to host and help celebrate these red-letter days. 1987, 208 pages, hardcover.

The Magic of Puppetry by Peggy Davison Jenkins
(056 JEN)
Subtitled "A Guide for Those Working With Young Children." 1980, 142 pages, hardcover.

Marionettes, Masks, and Shadows by Winifred Mills and Louise M. Dunn
(057 MIL)
1927, 270 pages, hardcover.

Rod, Shadow, and Glove Puppets From the Little Angel Theatre by John Wright
(058 WRI)
Detailed construction and production techniques. Sound, lighting, painting, black theatre, scene construction, care and selection of tools, adhesives, suppliers (in Great Britain), paint, dyes. Script “Wonder Island” suitable for three glove puppeteers, administration, plan of little Angel Theatre, touring stage and more. 1986. 192 pages. 35 photos and 74 drawings.

Marionettes: A Hobby for Everyone. (1948 ed.) copy 2 by Mabel and Les Beaton
(060 BEA)
1948, 186 pages, hardcover.

Puppet Theatre Handbook copy2 by Marjorie Batchelder
(061 BAT)
1947, 293 pages, hardcover.

Puppetry, Language and the Special Child. by Nancy Renfro
(062 REN)
1984, 152 pages, hardcover.

Storytelling With Puppets. by Connie Champlin and Nancy Renfro
(063 CHA)
1985, 293 pages, hardcover.

Everybody’s Marionette Book by H.W. Whanslaw
(064 WHA)
1935, 192 pages, hardcover.

The Bankside Book of Puppets. by H.W. Whanslaw
(065 WHA)
164 pages, hardcover.

A Bench Book of Puppetry: Containing Useful Reference in Alphabetical Order. by H.W. Whanslaw
(066 WHA)
1957, 216 pages, hardcover.

A Second Bench Book of Puppetry: Containing Useful References in Alphabetical Order. by H.W. Whanslaw
(067 WHA)
1957, 223 pages, hardcover.

A Book of Marionette Plays by H.W. Whanslaw
(068 WHA)
156 pages, hardcover.

Puppets and Puppet-making by David Currell
(069 CUR)
1992, 80 pages, hardcover.

Fanfare for Puppets by Ann Hogarth and Jan Bussell
(070 HOG)
1985, 152 pages, hardcover.

The Complete Book of Puppetry by David Currell
(071 CUR)
1974, 206 pages, hardcover.

Hand and Rod Puppets by Hansjurgen Fettig
(072 FET)
1970, 119 pages, hardcover.

The Puppet Book. by Bill Hawes
(073 HAW)
1977, 261 pages, paperback.

How To Do Punch & Judy by Sidney De Hempsey
(074 DEH)
This unique book includes a complete Punch and Judy play, directions for making the puppets (including a drawing of each one), and performance tips. You'll also learn how to construct a stage, use a swazzle, and much more. Many black and white illustrations. 1945, 106 pages, hardcover.

Ventriloquism Made Easy. by Paul Stadelman and Bruce Fife
(075 STA)
1989, 102 pages, paperback.

Puppets, Stop the Flap! by Pegg Callahan
(076 CAL)
This little book is a step-by-step system for improving mouth manipulation. Not only will you learn proper mouth movement but also techniques of performance which will bring your mouth puppet to life. 1994, 87 pages, paperback.

The Wit and Wisdom of Polyfoam Puppet Construction (copy 1) by Donald Devet and Drew Allison
(078 DEV)
1983, 24 pages, paperback.

The Wit and Wisdom of Polyfoam Puppet Construction (copy 2) by Donald Devet and Drew Allision
(079 DEV)
1983, 24 pages, paperback.

Make Amazing Puppets by Nancy Renfro and Beverly Armstrong
(080 REN)
1979, 32 pages, paperback.

Silk screen Color Printing. by Harry Sternberg
(081 STE)
1942, 78 pages, hardcover.

Directing Puppet Theatre Step By Step by Carol Fijan and Frank Ballard
(082 FIJ)
The finest technical skills, the best script, and the most attractive puppets and scenery are nothing without a person who can put it all together. Learn the principles of directing and how to apply them to puppet groups of all sizes. The authors present their information clearly and simply for easy application. Includes complete script and blocking of "Where Are You, Cinderella?" 1989. 96 pages, 80 b/w photos.

Special Effects For the Puppet Stage by Tom Vandenberg
(083 VAN)
21 pages, paperback.

My Profession by Sergei Obraztsov
(084 OBR)
255 pages, hardcover.

The Muppets Make Puppets by Cheryl Henson and the Muppet Workshop
(085 HEN)
In this book enlivened with pictures of Muppet characters, you will learn how to create and operate over 35 great puppets using stuff from around your house. Tips on scripts, stages, and shows, makes this a complete guide to simple puppetry. 1994, 112 pages, paperback.

1995 National Puppetry Festival Workshop Book by Puppeteers of America
(086 PUP)
1995, 283 pages, paperback.

Punch & Judy: A Play for Puppets by Ed Emberley
(087 EMB)
1965, 27 pages, hardcover.

Modern Puppetry by A.R. Philpott
(088 PHI)
1967, 128 pages, hardcover.

Making Puppets Come Alive by Larry Engler and Carol Fijan
(089 ENG)
Illustrated throughout with helpful demonstration photographs, this book was conceived specifically to teach beginners how to bring a hand puppet to life. You'll also discover how to mount a good amateur puppet show complete with suitable staging, costumes, props and special effects. 1973, 192 pages, hardcover.

Be a Puppeteer: The Lively Puppet Book by Estelle Ansley Worrell
(090 WOR)
1969, 96 pages, hardcover.

Tom Tichenor’s Puppets by Tom Tichenor
(091 TIC)
1971, 224 pages, hardcover.

Wooden Stars: The Lanchester Marionettes by Douglas Fisher
(092 FIS)
Photo essay of Britain's famous Lanchester marionettes illustrating their construction methods for carved wooden marionettes. 75 b/w and 5 color photos. 1947. 50 pages.

Puppets Past & Present by Detroit Institute of Arts
(093 DET)
Photos of the Paul McPharlin collection of puppets, including a marionette by Virginia Upson Houghtaling. 1960, 40 pages, paperback.

Puppets and Automata by Max Von Boehn
(094 BOE)
1972 English edition of original 1929 German test, 257 pages, paperback.

Puppenspiele by Max Von Boehn
(095 BOE)
1929, 292 pages, hardcover. (Text in German.)

Puppet Theatre of the Modern World by UNIMA
(096 PUP)
1965, 228 pages, hardcover.

Theatre Japonais de Poupees by Tsunao Miyajima
(097 MIY)
1931, 109 pages, paperback. (Text in French.)

China’s Puppets by Roberta Helmer Stalberg
(098 STA)
1984, 125 pages, hardcover.

Say Kids: What Time Is It? Notes From the Peanut Gallery by Stephen Davis
(099 DAV)
1987, 234 pages, hardcover.

Good Grief. The Story of Charles M. Schulz by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
(100 JOH)
1989, 256 pages, hardcover.

The Voices and Hands of Bunraku by Barbara Adachi
(101 ADA)
1978, 256 pages, hardcover.

Puppets: Art and Entertainment by Puppeteers of America
(102 PUP)
1980, 83 pages, paperback.

Expert Puppet Technique by Eric Bramall and Christopher M. Somerville
(103 BRA)
1963, 104 pages, hardcover.

Sir George’s Book of Hand Puppetry by George Creegan
(104 CRE)
1966, 95 pages, paperback.

Ventriloquism by Darryl Hutton
(105 HUT)
1976, 128 pages, hardcover.

Puppetry for Fun and Profit by Janet Evec
(106 EVE)
1960, 88 pages, paperback.

Julie Taymor: Playing With Fire by Eileen Blumenthal and Julie Taymor
(107 BLU)
With 195 illustrations, including 110 plates in full color, this is a lavish account of the work of this artist - also known for her work on The Lion King Broadway Production. Although she is not exclusively a puppeteer, her stage and film work includes extraordinary the use of puppetry. 1995, 208 pages, hardcover.

The Hand Puppet by George Merten
(108 MER)
1957, 132 pages, hardcover.

Teaching Bible Stories More Effectively With Puppets by Roland Sylwester
(109 SYL)
1976, 64 pages, paperback.

Puppets and Puppet Plays by Florence Piper Tuttle
(110 TUT)
1962, 80 pages, hardcover.

Molding and Casting by Carl Dame Clarke
(111 CLA)
1938, 300 pages, hardcover.

Strutter’s Complete Guide To Clown Make-Up by Jim Roberts
(112 ROB)
1991, 95 pages, paperback.

Sculpture With Simple Materials by Robert and Joan Dawson
(113 DAW)
1971, 96 pages, paperback.

Puppet Circus by Peter Fraser
(114 FRA)
1971, 152 pages, hardcover.

Costuming Puppet Characters with Frances Oznowicz (Video) by Puppeteers of America
(115 FRA)

Clare of Assisi. (Video) by Karen Lee Hodgson
(116 HOD)

P.1. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker (Video) by Salzburg Marionettes
(117 SAL)