Published: Fri, October 13, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m.
By ZACK SHIVELY [email protected]
Boardman library gave children a treat with three different tales told through a puppet show.
Librarians John Yingling and Amy Burkard stepped behind a cardboard stage made to look like a castle. They put the puppets on their hands and delivered stories for the group of children sitting on the floor in front of the cardboard castle. They also had a music player set up behind the stage for their last story. Yingling and Burkard’s performances through all three tales made the children laugh because of their exaggerated gestures and timing.
They first acted out the tale “That’s good! That’s bad!“ The performance told of a boy who gets lost from his parents and goes into the wild and meets a number of different animals. The boy does things like riding down an elephant’s trunk and getting carried away…