The following collection of resosurces on U.S. carnivals and carousels was begun with monies from the Kansas State Library’s Interlibrary Loan Development Program.  Use the Kinsley Library Card Catalog to complete bibliographic records.


                                                   Books :

                        Rubin & Sherry by Chris Audibert

                        Step Right Up by Brooks McNamara         

                        Roller Coaster:  Wooden and Steel Coasters, Twisters and Corkscrews

                                            by David Bennett


            Books by Bob Goldsack:

                        Johnny’s Here

                        Portfolio of American Carnival Vintage Photos

                        Royal American Shows

                        Those Wonderful, Colorful, and Exciting Carnival Trains

                        World of Mirth Shows


          Carousel Books:

                        The American Carousel Organ by Ron Bopp

                        The Carousel Animal by Tobin Fraley

                        Carousel Animal Carving by Ellis Bud

                        Carousel Horses: A Photographic Celebration by Sherrell S. Anderson

                        Carousel Horses in Cross-stitch by Donna Kooler

                        The Carousel Keepers by Carrie Papa

                        Painted Ponies: An American Carousel Art by William Manns

                        Pictorial History of the Carousel by Frederick Fried

            Vertical File Subjects:
                       Carnival Museum
                       Old Settlers Picnic flyer
                       Rockwell, Vernon


                        Midway Journal Illustrated

                        Carnival News


            Children’s Books:

                        At the Carnival by Kirsten Hall

                        Bingleman’s Midway by Karen Ackerman

                       The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket
                       Carousel by Donald Crew 
                       Carousel by Brian Wildsmith
                       The Carousel Ride by Lynea Bowdish

                        The Little Witch’s Carnival Book by Linda Glovach

                        Paddinton Bear and the Busy Bee Carnival by Michael Bond

                        Shawnee Bill's Enchanted Five-ride Carousel by Cooper Edens

                        Spot and His Grandparents go to the Carnival by Eric Hill


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