This summer, we were commissioned to build puppets for the staging of a children’s book called “Lilly the Lash and the Garden Gathering” by Julie Woik and Marc Tobin . There were three puppets: a large sunflower, a small spider, and a small lady bug.
Sunny the sunflower’s face is approximately four feet wide and is worn by the puppeteer.
The performer can control Sunny’s mouth and move her eyes side to side while the puppet balances comfortably on the waist.
Arnie the spider has wiggly legs and glows under a blacklight.
And the lady bug has an adorable little night cap and slippers.