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     This delightful collection of easy-to-make puppets will be a boon to all parents, teachers and entertainers of children.  The puppets are based on an ordinary household-size matchbox which enables them to have opening mouths.  The pages are designed to photocopy on to A4 card, cut out and colour as fancy takes.

 

     With a choice of some sixty different characters there is something for all ages and abilities in these simple but clever constructions.  The collection varies widely from a simple flower to the Minotaur, a whale to Henry VIII, octopus to Roman emperor, and a selection of characters which can be topical at different periods of the year – turnip lantern, Easter bunny, scarecrow, Father Christmas etc.

 

     The puppets have been designed by Alan and Brenda Stockwell who for over forty years toured primary schools throughout the UK and abroad with their educational puppet show conducting many puppet-making workshops for teachers.  Now retired, they are placing their expertise in the hands of future generations.

     

     In 2000 Alan Stockwell was awarded an MBE for services to education, a rare honour for a professional puppeteer.

A4 Puppet Book Flower HENRY VIII Head Pirate Laurel Hardy Easter Chick Queen Elizabeth I Pig Frog father xmas 2011_0203tree0010 JESTER Head JESTER Body Jester

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DINOSAUR Head-1 DINOSAUR Body-1 dinosaur

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A SELECTION FROM OVER 60 PUPPETS IN THE BOOK

 

MATCHBOX PUPPETS

 

60 different puppets

 

A4 Paperback     126 Pages

 

 

ISBN 978-0-9565013-3-2

 

USA  $15.95

 

UK  £9.95

 

EUROPE  €11.95

 

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5.0 out of 5 stars    21 Mar 2013

FANTASTIC RESOURCE  

By Adele

 

Great craft, taking about an hour per puppet, depending how much prep and how much detail the kids put into it. They're great. I adapted one to make another character - the explanation of how to put them together is really clear too.

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