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1990-1994 1995-1999 2000-2005

Jim Henson: Young Puppeteer (2000)

Published by Simon & Schuster. Written by Leslie Gourse. Illustrated by Robert S. Brown. Paperback, 192 pages.

One book in a series of other "Famous Americans", this biography is geared toward the 9 to 12 age range. Primarily focusing on Jim Henson's early career and his first work with puppets, this book takes the reader from Jim's birth to Sesame Street and beyond.

Quilting with the Muppets (2000)

Published by C & T Publishing. Developmental Editors: Barbara Konzak Kuhn and Lauren Attinello. Jim Henson Company Editor: Kylie Foxx. Technical Editor: Joan Cravens. Illustrated by Aliza Kahn. Softcover, 112 pages.

Here's a unique opportunity for quilters of all skill levels to create patterns based on their favorite Muppet characters-Kermit, Miss Piggy, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, and their other pals. Fifteen patterns to applique as quilt blocks make wonderful projects for families, friends, co-workers, neighbors, members of a social club, or students in a classroom to work on together. The blocks are compatible in size, so mix-and-match patterns can be devised as personalized quilts for any occasion.

Muppets on the Road Sticker Stories (2000)

Published by Grosset and Dunlap. Written by Grosset & Dunlap. Illustrated by Rick Brown. Paperback, 16 pages.

Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang are heading off on a Muppet style road trip across America, from New York City to the Grand Canyon. Includes full-color illustrations and stickers.

Designs and Doodles: A Muppet Sketchbook (2001)

Published by Henry N. Abrams. Written by Alison Inches. Hardcover, 128 pages.

For those who saw Jim Henson's advertisements and appearances on late-night shows, this book is a reminder of how much he truly changed television. "Designs and Doodles" is overflowing with drawings about the thinking process of a powerful designer. The book ends in 1976, when "The Muppet Show" began its first season. Many wonderful character sketches are featured throughout.

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