Babcock, Dennis and Boyd, Preston.
Careers In The Theater
. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 1975. A beautiful book with colored pictures depicting what goes on behind the scenes in a theater production.
Bendick, Jeanne and Robert.
Filming Works Like This
. New York: McGraw Book Co., 1970. An easy to follow book giving the young film-maker’s insight into basic techniques of film,
Burnett, Frances Hodgson.
The Secret Garden
. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1990. A young orphan is sent to live at her uncle’s mansion in the English countryside. The story has been retold in simple language with beautiful colored pictures.
. Washington, D. C.: The National Geographic Society., 1973. The reader’s given a beautiful tour of the Alpine countries with both pictures and text.
The Circus Comes Home
. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1993. A delightful children’s book paying tribute to the magic surrounding the golden age of the circus. The black and white pictures contain a lot of detail about the circus and its performers.
Gibbon, David and Smart, Ted.
. Vicenza: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978. A beautiful picture book in color about the country of Switzerland.
. Chicago: Children’s Press., 1982. A book about England with descriptive words and colorful pictures. The book describes the Yorkshire moor, the setting for the Secret Garden.
. New York: Maxton Publishers, Inc., 1956. The book gives a history of the theatre dating back to the fifth century B.C. Greek theatre. Detailed pictures both in color and black and white aid in giving meaning to the text.
. New York: Time Inc., 1964. Pictures and text give a descriptive overview of the country of Switzerland.
A Career In The Circus
. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, 1988. A most interesting book explaining a lot of clown techniques and the hard work of performing.
. New York: Four Winds Press, 1972. An easily understood book containing information about the circus and its families.
Peters, Joan and Sutcliffe, Anna.
Making Costumes For School Plays
. Boston: Plays, Inc., 1975. A reference book for making costumes for school drama productions. It gives suggestions for period costumes —traditional, contemporary and abstract.
. Kingsport: Kingsport Press, Inc., 1927. The story of Heidi, an orphan who goes to live with her crusty grandfather in the Alps.