Poppy creates magical puppets whose personalities are determined by what Poppy 'hears' in the wood before he carves it. When he takes his puppets on the road, their show becomes famous throughout the land.
But one day Poppy impatiently shapes a ballerina puppet, Clarinda, from a piece of wood without listening carefully to the wood's message.
This first edition of Poppy's Puppets is in Excellent condition. Written by Patricia Lee Gauch and illustrated by David Christiana. This tale is about a toy maker and puppeteer who carves magical marionettes. Published by Henry Holt and Company NY 1999 First edition.