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Alan Cook and Jackee Marks are pleased to announce the publishing of Alan Cook – A Puppet Collector’s Odyssey as told to Jacqueline Marks with Dimitri Carter. This hard bound “coffee table book” is filled with Alan Cook’s delightful stories and photos of his puppet collection and how he has acquired it.
The book is 10” x 12”, contains 200 pages and includes approximately 100 full color images. Alan Cook – A Puppet Collector’s Odyssey will be ready to ship late June. The books brought to the National Puppetry Festival July 18 – 22, 2017 (Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota) were SOLD OUT the second day of the event!
Read feature article in the EasyReaderNews – July 13, 2017
Hermosa Beach author recounts life of puppeteer Alan Cook
The book is $37.50 plus $5.50 shipping & handling, domestic (within the USA) International shipping will be determined. There is a limited quantity so don’t delay, Click here to Order yours today!
Narration of sample pages – See on YouTube.com
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After over two years of interviews with Alan Cook and a number of trips to the NWPuppet Center in Seattle to take photographs for the book, the publication is now at the printers and should arrive in late June.
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I have received an advance copy of the book and it is gorgeous! So exciting.
ALAN COOK, A PUPPET COLLECTOR’S ODYSSEY
By Alan Gregory Cook
as told to Jacqueline Marks
with Dmitri Carter
edited by Paul Eide
This coffee table book measures 10” x 12”. It contains 200 pages including over 100 photographs in color. The book is filled with Alan Cook’s delightful stories about his puppet collection and how he acquired the puppets.
The book is $37.50 plus tax $3.28
An Alan Cook book signing will be held on Sunday, July 16 from 2 until 5 pm. At 702 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
RSVP – firstname.lastname@example.org
The books should be here soon after July 4. All out of state paid for orders will be sent soon thereafter. We are so excited to show you this book. Do tell your friends!
Holy cow, Jackee and Alan! This is one of the truly great puppet books of all time! I can well appreciate how hard it must have been to make choices about which puppets and stories to include, but kudos for doing it with such flair. It’s beautifully designed, the photos are fabulous, and I can definitely hear Alan’s voice and artful selection of the humorous detail. I’ve already laughed out loud several times, and I’ve only begun to read. This is a treasure. Thanks so much for making it.
Have a great time at the national festival! Bring lots of copies – I think they will go fast!
The books brought to the Puppet Festival were SOLD OUT the 2nd day of the Event!
We have more in a warehouse available. Place your order TODAY before it’s too late!!!