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Puppet Mania (Signed by the author)
Puppet Mania Book Cover Puppet Mania is our pride and joy. It's selling fast and we know why. There's no other puppet book on the market that offers as much instruction, with so many patterns, and performance secrets. It's packed full of photos that give you step-by-step puppet building techniques and operating tricks that have come from John's lifetime of puppeteering experiences. Plus there's a new idea on every page with games, building tips, and help in finding the right materials for your character. Yes, Puppet Mania is brand new and for a limited time it comes signed by the author!

When you open up your very own copy of Puppet Mania you'll be greeted with a fresh, new approach to teaching puppetry. The ample photo descriptions lay out some exciting insight into bringing a puppet to life. Through John's own hands you will see how he performs some of the puppets in this book and learn the moves that get cheers from an audience.

As you come to each new project you'll read how John taught himself how to build his unique puppets. Through his own personal experiences he gives a behind the scenes account of the germination of each project idea. Then follow the step-by-step, photo instructions as they guide you through building your own puppet. If you're like most people you'll discover talents you never knew you had and begin to find your creative eye. Once you do you'll eagerly follow your vision to the end result, your own puppet character.

Puppet Mania doesn't leave you there, though. After you've completed your character John gives detailed exercises for building your puppeteering skills. Ideas and variations are then provided so you can fine tune your character and find the right attitude in your performance. When your done you'll have the skills to delight audiences and the confidence to seek new creative ventures in puppetry. Get Puppet Mania and let your imagination go wild!