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Jim Henson: Puppeteer and Filmmaker
  • Format
  • Authored by: James Robert Parish
  • From the Series: Ferguson Career Biographies
  • Trim Size: 5-3/4 x 8
  • ISBN-10: 0816058342
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5834-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $25.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 04/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 791.5
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 144


Jim Henson: Puppeteer and Filmmaker profiles a master of creative puppetry, the man behind The Muppet Show and Sesame Street. This informative volume provides useful information on how to become an artist and filmmaker while tracing those steps taken by a professional.

Through his unwavering belief in the positive potential of puppetry and the media of film and television, Jim Henson became one of the most beloved artists of the past century. Henson's Muppets became the basis of the award-winning television series The Muppet Show, the stars of several highly successful feature films, and the foundation of one of the most influential children’s television programs in history, Sesame Street. Henson, who passed away in 1990, garnered many awards and is loved the world over for his creative efforts.


Approximately 20 black-and-white photographs. Index. Bibliography. Timeline. Resources.

About the Author(s)

James Robert Parish is a former entertainment reporter, publicist, and book editor. He is the author of numerous biographies and reference books on the entertainment industry, including The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood and numerous titles in the Ferguson Career Biographies series. He lives in Studio City, CA.

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