Catch The Reading Bug is a hilarious puppet show designed to inspire and delight children and teachers alike.
Using ventriloquism, magic and plenty of audience participation comedian Sarah Jones creates an experience that will have young readers engaged and encouraged to learn more.
Meet Sarah’s funny talking friends Eric the Spelling Bee, Lily the library book eating Lady Bug and Gus the Snail who’s just a little slow.
And it’s not just fun and games, like a mum sneaking vegetables into a meal, the show is chock full of fun facts and educational messages!
Sarah’s puppet friends endorse three key ideas:
Reading can be fun
Reading can help you achieve your dreams
The more you read, the easier it becomes
Children will be introduced to new and familiar books and be inspired to broaden their reading.
$1 for each ticket sold goes to the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation.
One of the just a handful of performers in Australia with this unique skill Sarah Jones amazes audiences with this old vaudeville artform. Her fresh, fast paced and funny shows can be seen everywhere from cruise ships, corporate events, comedy clubs and of course schools!
“The best introduction to modern ventriloquism one could hope to see.”– The Punch
“Her characters are great, as is she, and you will leave the venue smiling. I could not stop laughing.” – Arts Hub
Did you ever wish your toys could talk to you? With the magic of ventriloquism Sarah’s cuddly puppet friends to life. Sarah’s puppets are the soft muppet type whose sweet, silly and gentle approach puts even the most shy children at ease.
These puppets are the real stars of the show and your audience will be delighted as to see them perform magic tricks, sing songs, draw pictures and show off all sorts of ridiculous talents.
“I’ve never met a talking Lady Bug before.” – James (Aged 6)