Owl Puppet - it might be uber cool to have a parade with enormous puppets like this. and a dragon one manned by five people of course.
"Teaterkonsert Beethoven" Rogaland teater, Norway
love this idea, doll theather in a doll
All things moving, puppet automatons whirligigs
The Enchanted Island Neptune scene. Would love to play any role in this opera!!!
fete et fleur: antique french puppet theatre
Behind the scenes by Rebeca Cano ~ Cookie dolls, via Flickr
Reveal / Art Puppets / Set Design
The Enchanted Island/Foto Metropolitan Opera
Another view of puppet theatre (Puppeteers by Anna Rascouët-Paz, via Flickr)
"Frog Frolics" (1894) McLoughlin Brothers Publishers
Children's Classics Library
circus toys... a lot of little animals one plays with.