Looking for something new to add to your puppetry resources? Here’s some titles you might want to consider:
Puppet Mania by John Kennedy. 2004, North Light Books. Recommended for beginner and intermediate puppeteers by a former Muppeteer. Good coverage of hand puppets and puppet construction.
10-Minute Puppets by Noel MacMeal. 2010, Workman Publishing. Easy to make puppets, last-minute puppets, and puppets for library craft time! By a former Sesame Street puppeteer.
Dressing the Naked Hand: The World’s Greatest Guide to Making, Staging, and Performing with Puppets by Amy White, Mark H. Pulham and Dallin Blankenship. 2015, Familius Press. Brand new, just published in July of this year. By two children’s librarians and a retired teacher and puppetmaster, this book is geared to making puppetry doable and fun, with step-by-step instruction and color photographs.