Wondering what to purchase for your next gift? Stuck for ideas? The experience of seeing live performance helps young people grow, become creative and critical thinkers, and positive forces in their communities. Consider giving the gift of puppetry with a Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Gift Certificate.
Books for Sale
We have a range of books for sale to accompany our exciting program of events. This is the perfect way for families to explore the story before coming into the theatre to see the adaptation.
Books for sale include:
Milo by Tohby Riddle
A sweet and funny story about a city-dwelling dog, a day when everything goes wrong, a curious rescue and a surprising gift. Click here to purchase.
My Uncle’s Donkey by Tohby Riddle
My uncle’s donkey is allowed in the house! And in the house, the donkey gets up to… Click here to purchase.
a deceptively simple story about two boys, one older and one younger, and the kind of ‘rules’ that might govern any relationship between close friends or siblings. Rules that are often so strange or arbitrary, they seem impossible to understand from the outside. Click here to purchase.
Fox by Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks
A magnificent and arresting picture book that goes to the heart of human relationships. Adapted by Michael Barlow in 2015. Click here to purchase.
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
The Velveteen Rabbit is a children’s book written by Margery Williams and illustrated by William Nicholson. It chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his desire to become real, through the love of his owner. First adapted by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in 2005. Click here to purchase.
Puppetry: A reader in Theatre Practice by Penny Francis
In this sophisticated and compelling introduction to puppet theatre, Penny Francis offers engaging contemporary perspectives on this universal art-form. Click here to purchase.
Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
This classic children’s storybook about a youngster looking for a perfect pet is sure to delight a new generation of readers! Click here to purchase.
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
The Arrival is a migrant story told as a series of wordless images that might seem to come from a long forgotten time. Adapted by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in 2006, the show has toured internationally. Click here to purchase.
Splat! What’s That? by Andrew Pinder
This ingenious book with colourful illustrations throughout takes everyday things – such as ink blots, fingerprints, paint drips, screwed up pieces of paper and even coffee stains – and encourages children to transform them into extraordinary things. Click here to purchase.
All stock is also available at our box office located in the foyer of our theatre, 1 Short Street Fremantle.