The Cutest Event in the World

Is a Mermaid Puppet Party Ah, sweet success!On Sunday Feb. 17 we had a Mermaid Puppet Party at Book & Puppet Co., where the children made their own paper puppets. There were cupcakes and I sang the Mermaids Fast Asleep lullaby along to the book. Then the children danced their mermaid puppets to sleep.There was […]

Mermaids Fast Asleep Event Options

Information for Bookstores and Educators Interested in Booking Robin Riding Puppet Shows and Creative Workshops for Children featuring Robin Riding, author, educator and performer • Robin Riding sings her picture book, Mermaids Fast Asleep, with musical accompaniment. • The performance of the lullaby can be extended with a group-particpation puppet show. • Customized events from 20 minutes […]

Words, Words, Words

I love words! Beautiful long languid words like samovar and formaldehyde, chewy short words like toast and rub, silly-sounding words such as garboil and dingle, hard-to-say words like defunct and hare-brained, I adore them all. I have a special fondness for mysterious words like cabochon and skipping words like triskaidekaphobia, and I’m even a friend some rather naughty words, such […]