Item description for Puppets Unlimited: With Everyday Materials (Craft Without Limits) by Gita Wolf...
Drawing on a variety of Indian puppet-making traditions, this humorously written book encourages children to experiment with materials and ideas. It shifts the focus from the finished product to the process of accidents, discoveries and mistakes by which puppets can be made. All puppets featured in the book are made by children from everyday materials. Besides step-by-step instructions, it also contains information on traditional puppetry and a section on scripting and performance.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.94" Width: 8.82" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.72 lbs.
Binding Spiral Bound
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Tara Publishing
ISBN 818621125X ISBN13 9788186211250
Availability 0 units.
More About Gita Wolf
Gita Wolf is a highly original and creative voice in contemporary Indian publishing, and the founder of Tara Books. She is known for her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book. Gita has written over twenty books for children and adults, many of which have been translated into multiple languages and recognized internationally. Andrea Anastasio is an artist and designer who was born in Rome in 1961. He studied Philosophy, Asian studies, and Street Theatre, before going on to start a very successful design practice. Andrea s connection to India is a long one, going back to 1991 when he began researching rural architecture, folk art and religion. He now regularly commutes between India and Italy. He is currently working on several new projects with Tara Books. Bhajju Shyam is widely accepted as the finest living Gond tribal artist in India. Bhajju s intricate and colorful work is well known throughout India and has been exhibited in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Holland and Russia. Alone in the Forest is Bhajju s seventh book with Tara Books, and his fourth as a solo artist. From the walls of his tribal village home to international acclaim, Bhajju s has been an incredible creative journey."