This book teaches how to make simple hand puppets out ofapples for the head, and crepe paper for the clothes, as well as constructing asimple stage to be placed in a doorway. For the more courageous, there areinstructions for building homemade marionettes, with clothespins for legs and yarnfor hair. There is also a section on the correct way to string a marionette, aswell how to build a window-box theater. Additionally, there are several one actplays, complete with dialogue and stage directions. The perfect book for arainy day.