Ashley Bryan's puppets: making something from everything

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
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First edition.
Beloved storyteller and creator Ashley Bryan reveals the vibrant spirit of found objects in this magnificent treasury of poetry and puppets. Little Cranberry Island. It's a small island, with fewer than a hundred inhabitants, but it's got more than its share of treasures--including the magnificent Ashley Bryan himself, a world-renowned storyteller and author of such classics as All Night, All Day and Beautiful Blackbird . Daily, for decades, Ashley has walked up and down the beach, stopping to pick up sea glass, weathered bones, a tangle of fishing net, an empty bottle, a doorknob. Treasure. And then, with glue and thread and paint and a sprinkling of African folklore, Ashley breathes new life into these materials. Others might consider it beach junk, but Ashley sees worlds of possibilities. Ashley Bryan's two-foot-tall hand puppets swell with personality and beauty, and in this majestic collection they make their literary debut, each with a poem that tells of their creation and further enlivens their spirit.
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subject_facet Children's poetry, Found objects (Art) -- Juvenile poetry, Puppets -- Juvenile poetry
title_display Ashley Bryan's puppets : making something from everything
title_full Ashley Bryan's puppets : making something from everything / Ashley Bryan ; photographs by Ken Hannon ; photographs edited by Rich Entel
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