John McDonough’s larger-than-life narration conveys a sense of wonder at the story of Tony Sarg, the father of American puppetry. McDonough’s full-bodied voice and dramatic pacing infuse excitement into this biography of the innovative and determined inventor who created the first giant puppets. Long, drawn-out words express the expanse and magnificence of the giant balloon puppets that now grace the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. This positive and engrossing story also features a section of author notes, which McDonough narrates with equal enthusiasm as he recounts Sarg’s commitment to art and to children around the world. M.F. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2012]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2012
CS ISBN 9781470329228 $15.75 One cassettes
CD ISBN 9781470329211 $15.75 One CDs
DD ISBN 9781470329235 $14.00
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