Tale of the Sulfur-Crested Cockatoo
I recently purchased a beautiful full-size Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo hand puppet from Folkmanis Puppets. The intention is to use it at various shows and fairs along with my display of My Feathered Family and Critter Car-toon decals. I want to share with you the adorable folk tale that is on the tag of the puppet. It’s an Australian tale of how the Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo received his yellow head feathers. The credit for the tale is listed as Madeleine Scott.
Today, the island of Australia is a sunny place, but there was a time, long ago, when Sun became tired and decided to take a nap. This is what happened to the cockatoos, who were plain brown birds ...Read More