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Marionettes at Home

by C. S. Forester

Inspired by a marionette show he saw, C.S. Forester, a novelist and theatre lover, decided to create his own puppet theatre at home. In Marionettes at Home, first published in 1936, he shares his experience...

The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance

by Dassia N. Posner, Claudia Orenstein & John Bell


The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance offers a wide-ranging

perspective on how scholars and artists are currently re-evaluating the theoretical, historical,

and theatrical significance...

Making Puppets Come Alive: How to Learn and Teach Hand Puppetry

by Larry Engler & Carol Fijan

Lucid, easy-to-follow book teaches beginners how to create a full working range of puppet motions and emotions. Also covers elements of good puppet theatrical technique.

Marionettes: How to Make and Work Them

by Helen Fling

More than 400 illustrations supplement easy-to-follow directions for making puppet heads and bodies, stringing marionettes on one- and two-hand controls, operating the puppets, and putting on your own show....

The Kwagh-hir Theater: A Weapon for Social Action

by Iyorwuese Hagher

This book describes how the Tiv people of Nigeria use their indigenous theater to fight against British colonialism and oppression by dominant groups in Nigeria. It celebrates the power of the theater to give...

The Horse's Mouth: How Handspring and the National Theatre made War Horse

by Mervyn Millar

'This story - the story of making the first show - is our record of how uncertain, optimistic, idealistic and naïve we felt back then. It's the spark underneath each new version and each fresh company who bring...

Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play

by David Currell

Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play is a comprehensive guide to the design, construction and manipulation and presentation of shadow puppets, considered by many to be the oldest puppet theatre tradition. Traditional...

The Whole Art of Ventriloquism

by Arthur Prince

Originally published in the 1930s, this is a comprehensively detailed guide to ventriloquism by a master of the art. The first art relates to the mechanism of ventriloquial voice, and describes the principles...

Skyscrapers and High Rises

by Shana Priwer & Cynthia Phillips

This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more.