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A Gift From The Moon
Created for the 2019 summer library theme, A Universe of Stories.
A Puppet show about Space, with a touch of Magic.
Since before people figured out how to read and write, they have looked up at the Moon and wondered.
And probably everyone you have ever met has a story about the Moon.
And a question or two.
How big is the Moon?
How far away is the Moon?
How old is the Moon…
…And what does it want for its birthday?
A story of friendship and forgiveness
all wrapped inside the bigger story
of the Moon and Space itself.
Inspired by Frank Asch’s Happy Birthday, Moon.
Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro & Lucy Smith
Owl Moon by Jane Yolan
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons
My Golden Book about The First Moon Landing by Charles Lovitt and Bryan Sims
There's Something Under My Bed
The Perfect PJ Day or Back-to-School Puppet Show!
School starts tomorrow, and Sam needs a good night’s sleep. But something is keeping him up! His big people don’t believe him, so he just has to deal with it himself.
There’s Something Under My Bed is an age appropriate, highly interactive puppetry show about PJ’s, getting ready for school and overcoming your fears about that thing that goes bump in the night.
(Themes: Back to School, PJ Day, Overcoming Fear, Self-reliance.)
There's an Alligator Under My Bed
by Mercer Mayer
There is a Monster Under My Bed Who Farts
by Tim Miller and Matt Stanton
There's A Kid Under My Bed
by Lisa Funari-Willever and Lon Levin
The Big Sleep Over
(A Halloween Story)
It’s a cold and rainy Halloween night and Digger just wants to go to bed. Suddenly there’s a knock on his door! Someone’s out in the cold and the rain and wants Digger to share his warm and very dry home tonight. What should Digger do? What would you do?
This age appropriate, highly interactive story of friendship, sharing, and personal responsibility was created especially for the 2-to-6-year old crowd and is the perfect way to swing into fall. Perfect for Halloween, too! (And it's not scary at all.)
(Themes: Friendship, Sharing, Personal Responsibility, Judging Others.)
Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleep Over Party by Bernard Weber
The Mitten by Jan Brett
Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems
The Mine-O-Saur by Sudipata Barchan-Quallen
Caution: There's a little bit of water in this show!
How Coyote Saved The Day! (A Winter's Tale)
The Sun has been stolen and all the world is cold and in the dark!
Coyote and his intrepid animal friends set out to bring the Sun with its warmth and light back to the earth.
A exciting story inspired by several major winter myths from around the world.
How Coyote Saved the Day! is age appropriate and highly interactive.
Winter is coming, and this is a great story to tell when it gets here!
(Themes: Team Work, Cooperation, Animals, Seasons, World Myth.)
Where Does The Sun Go? by Gary Craig
Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott
The Reasons For Seasons by Gail Gibbons
Winter Is For Snow by Robert Neubecker
Caution: There's a little bit of water in this show!
The Seuss is Loose Show!
Great for Read Across America
Puppets, Magic, Storytelling, Rhyme,
and Words, Words, Words.
A show that honors the most beloved children’s book author of all time.
Puppets, Magic, Storytelling, Rhyme, and Words, Words, Words.
And to think it all happened in your library!
One Fish, Two Fish
Green Eggs and Ham
Fox in Socks
And so many more!
Dr. Zing-Zong's Mus-ick-ological Show!
Our own one-of-a-kind Doctor of Mus-ick-ology brings his silly-merry brand of dance, magic, clowning, rhythm making, music vocabulary and general folderol in celebration of the joys of music and moving to the beat.
This is a very interactive show with lots of music, lots of movement, lots of kids on stage and it all ends with a big dance party!
(Caution: There's a little bit of water in this show.)
Ideal for all ages.
(Themes: Music, rhythm, movement and having fun while you move to the beat!)
Penny & The Piggy Bank
A Financial Literacy story.
Penny suddenly discovers she has a lot of money on her hands.
Birthday, Tooth Fairy, Allowance!
And there are so many things she wants to buy now, Now, NOW!
But should she buy things now or should she save it up?
Penny & The Piggy Bank is a highly interactive puppet show that gently introduces the idea that you don’t always have to spend all your money right now. With the help of the kids in the audience Penny sees you can use a Piggy Bank and save it up for later!
(Themes: Saving Money, Self Control, Planning Ahead.)
Curious George Saves His Pennies by H.A. Rey
Feeding Piggy by Kathy Washburn & Mindy Liang
My Piggy Bank by Thomas Lewi
The Magic Pot Show!
The idea of the magic pot that can cook by itself is centuries old. Our version is inspired by Disney's The Sorcerer's Apprentice and the much loved children's book, Strega Nona.
The Magic Pot Show features Gram Adele, a wise, old magical woman who uses her magic to help all her friends. But Digger, her new assistant, comes on and soon has her magic pot cooking and can't figure out how to make it stop!
(Themes: Personal Responsibility and Truth Telling.)
Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
The Magic Pot Story by Pleasant deSpain
Two of Everything by Lily Toy Hong
The Wizard of Color
Perfect for Spring!
Seems like Winter has been here forever and The Wizard longs for something more than grey. He decides to help things along when he whips up something new: Color! Soon it’s, “Goodbye Grey, hello Blue and Yellow and Red!“ Spring can’t get here soon enough!
The Wizard of Color is an age appropriate story that uses Puppets and Color Magic to make the world a much more colorful place. It’s a story of Spring and all the things that can come from the Primary Colors.
Inspired by Arnold Lobel’s children’s classic, The Great Blueness.
(Themes: Spring, Color Identification, Color Blending.)
The Color Bugs by Barbara Backes
How Do Dinosaurs Learn Colors and Numbers by Jane Yolen
Babar's Book of Colors by Laurent de Brunhoff