Puppets Unlimited with Everyday Materials

Gita Wolf, Anushka Ravishankar,  Ragini Siruguri, Dhwani Shah, Rohini Srinivasan

Anything can be turned into a puppet, you just need to know how! Based on the principles taught by traditional Indian puppeteers, each puppet in this jolly book has been made from simple everyday material. It proves that once you know the basics, it is accidents, discoveries and a sense of humour which let you create a puppet. Have a set of puppets ready? Use our playscript, or go ahead and perform your own puppet play!

$ 24.95

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Weight 610.0 g
Dimensions 280 × 215 mm





Offset printed



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Anushka Ravishankar

Anushka Ravishankar

Dubbed ‘India’s Dr. Seuss’, Anushka Ravishankar is one of India’s most celebrated children’s authors, and her witty and jubilant tales are internationally acclaimed and widely translated. Anushka has now written over twenty books and travelled widely performing from her stories. In 2012, she founded the Indian children’s publishing house Duckbill together with Sayoni Basu. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

Gita Wolf

Gita Wolf

Gita Wolf started Tara Books as an independent publishing house based in India. An original and creative voice in contemporary Indian publishing, she is known for her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book. She has written over twenty books for children and adults. Several have won major international awards and been translated into multiple languages. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.


Ragini Siruguri

Designer Ragini Siruguri is a visual communication designer from Hyderabad. She is passionate about photography and music, among other things. She loves to experiment with the smell of colours, the taste of words, and thinking between the lines. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.


Dhwani Shah

Dhwani Shah is an illustrator and graphic designer from Mumbai. She studied design from Sir J.J. School of Applied Art, Mumbai and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. She enjoys working on editorial illustrations, non fiction comics and publication design projects. Good food, conversations and books keep her going. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.


Rohini Srinivasan

Rohini Srinivasan is a publishing associate at Tara Books. Currently living in Chennai, she is originally from Kolkata where she graduated with honours from Jadavpur University. She is interested in craft processes, urban studies and internet culture.