WorldCat Identities

Cummings, Richard 1931-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 4,023 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Puppet plays  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PN2067, 791.53
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Cummings
101 costumes for all ages, all occasions by Richard Cummings( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to making costumes representative of all ages or eras and for all occasions
Make your own model forts & castles by Richard Cummings( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the construction of small-scale forts, castles, and other fortifications for use with miniature soldiers
Make your own comics for fun and profit by Richard Cummings( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hints for the beginning cartoonist on ideas, style, stories, rendering, and publication
101 hand puppets; a guide for puppeteers of all ages by Richard Cummings( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for making and using instant puppets, rainy day puppets, professional puppets, special puppets, and novelty puppets
101 masks : false faces and make-up for all ages, all occasions by Richard Cummings( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to constructing face masks from many media--paperbags, Latex, papier-mache, and plaster of Paris. Includes a chapter on make-up for the stage as well as three plays that can be performed with masks
The alchemists : fathers of practical chemistry by Richard Cummings( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the origin, development, and decay of the art of alchemy
Make your own alternative energy by Richard Cummings( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes solar, water, and wind power, nuclear energy, and integrated systems and their role in the future. Includes instructions for projects and experiments
Simple makeup for young actors by Richard Cummings( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses basic theatrical makeup and how it can be used to transform the actor into many different characters
Make your own robots by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents directions for making a wind-powered twirling robot, android mask, toy robot in a toy car, scooter-like robot, writing automaton, robot costume, and electric rover robot
Make your own dollhouses by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for building dollhouses in various styles including a basic house, Cape Cod, Colonial, Victorian, and an eight-unit apartment building
Make your own gym : indoor-outdoor sports equipment by Richard Cummings( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams and instructions for building more than 50 projects, including basketball and archery targets, bowling greens, tetherballs, batting and running devices, boxing and tennis practice gear, gymnastics and balancing equipment, a sports wall, and a gymnasium unit for small children
Be your own detective : how to conduct investigations and make basic equipment by Richard Cummings( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for conducting investigations and making basic equipment necessary for detective work
101 hand puppets : a beginner's guide to puppeteering by Richard Cummings( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for making and using instant puppets, rainy day puppets, professional puppets, special puppets, and novelty puppets
Fun with monsters : create your own makeup, masks, and props by Richard Cummings( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for looking like 19 famous monsters, including Dracula, the Phantom of the Opera, Quasimodo, and King Kong
Grito! Reies Tijerina and the New Mexico land grant war of 1967 by Richard Cummings( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical background and events leading to action by a group of Spanish speaking Americans, led by Reies Tigerina, analyzing their claims to land held by their ancestors
Your backyard circus [by] Dic Gardner. by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical estate duty and life assurance by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laser : the extraordinary light for material processing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of laser material processing and some of its products
One hundred and one costumes for all ages, all occasions by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baboon by Richard Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Traces the history of the baboon and discusses the physical characteristics of various species, their habitats, social behavior, and relationship to man
 
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Simple makeup for young actors
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101 hand puppets : a beginner's guide to puppeteering
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Languages
English (68)