Check out these resources for more helpful information about starting a puppet ministry in your church.
• The Complete Book of Puppetry by George Latshaw
includes everything from strengthening your puppet arm with
exercises to making puppets. Dover Publications, $10.95; (516)
Marionettes: How to Make and Work Them by Helen Fling is the best book available for creating and using marionettes.
Dover Publications, $8.95; (516) 294-7000; www.doverpublications.com
• The Most Excellent Book of How to Be a Puppeteer by Roger Lade is written for children from ages 9 to 12. A great
resource to get kids in on the act too. Copper Beech Books, $6.95;
• Puppets: Ministry Magic by Dale and Liz VonSeggen is aprimer for everyone who works with puppets. Plus, there are nine
ready-to-use scripts. Group Publishing, $15.95; 800-635-0404;