This vintage book is a comprehensive guide to the use of puppets and marionettes in schools, with suggestions for suitable plays, directions for rehearsals, tips on writing plays, and much mores. Using puppets can be an entertaining and effective tool for educating children of all ages, and this guide contains everything an educator or parent might need to know on the subject. Contents include: “The Drama”, “Plays and Stories Suitable for Puppetry”, “Young Children”, “Older Pupils”, “Writing Plays”, “Producing the Show”, “Allocating the Jobs”, “Rehearsals”, “Young Children”, “Older Children”, “Impromptu Performances”, “Young Children and Self-expression”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on puppets and marionettes.