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The story of Jim Henson : a biography for new readers / written by Stacia Deutsch ; illustrated by Steve Dorado.

Deutsch, Stacia, (author.). Dorado, Steve, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

Jim Henson was the talented puppeteer who made some of the most famous puppets of all time--the Muppets. Before he created Big Bird, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Oscar the Grouch, and many other well-known characters, Jim was an ambitious kid who loved trying new things and using his imagination. He learned how to make puppets and went on to invent new ways in which puppets could be used in TV and movies. Explore how Jim Henson went from being a creative young boy growing up in Mississippi to an award-winning writer, director, and puppeteer loved by the entire world.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 HENSON (Text) 33892100747105 Children's New Books Book None 08/30/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781648760662
  • ISBN: 164876066X
  • Physical Description: 56 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville, California : Rockridge Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1: A Creator Is Born -- Chapter 2: The Early Years -- Chapter 3: Jim the Puppeteer -- Chapter 4: Making the Muppets -- Chapter 5: Sesame Street -- Chapter 6: More Muppets -- Chapter 7: Jim the Legend -- Chapter 8: So ... Who Was Jim Henson? -- Glossary -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
Jim Henson was the talented puppeteer who made some of the most famous puppets of all time--the Muppets. Before he created Big Bird, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Oscar the Grouch, and many other well-known characters, Jim was an ambitious kid who loved trying new things and using his imagination. He learned how to make puppets and went on to invent new ways in which puppets could be used in TV and movies. Explore how Jim Henson went from being a creative young boy growing up in Mississippi to an award-winning writer, director, and puppeteer loved by the entire world.
Subject: Henson, Jim > Juvenile literature.
Muppet show (Television program) > Juvenile literature.
Puppeteers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Television producers and directors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Henson, Jim.
Muppet show (Television program)
Puppeteers.
Television producers and directors.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.

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