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Balloon Books and Booklets, listed by author

You can often find copies of these books at your local library. We recommend a library that has computer search and inter-library loan capabilities. Other lists of balloon books can be found on these online catalogs:

ALAN, Don
Rubber Circus

ANDREWS, V.
Manual of Balloon Modeling #1 Review 1
Manual of Balloon Modeling #2
Manual of Balloon Modeling #3

BARNHART, Norm
Comedy Magic With Balloons Review 1, 2
Entertaining With Balloons Review 1
Balloon Biz Review 1

BEATTY, Bill
Air-Robics Volume #1
Air-Robics Volume #2
Air-Robics Volume #3
Dr. Twistin's Greatest Hits
Entertaining With A Twist
How to Be An Airhead

BERESFORD, Bill
Comic's Trip

BERMAN, Linda
Marvelous Miniatures Review 1, 2, 3,
More Marvelous Miniatures Review 1, 2

BINGO and Buster
Balloonimals #1
Balloonimals #2

BOHAN, Jan
Twillibee's Not So Creepy Crawlers
Twillibee's Ocean Twists

BREARLEY, D.
All Wind And Twists
All Wind And Twists Finale
Big Balloon Book
Blue Pencil Balloons
More Wind And Twists
Second Wind And Twists

BROGDON, Yvonne (See WAY Cool)

BROWN, Bob and John Morrissy
Balloon Busking Review 1

BROWN, Jeff
Balloons Over Alaska

BURDA, Don
Homer's Rubber Bubbles

CAPTAIN VISUAL (GIOVINCO, Gerry)
Air Heads
Balloon Basics
Cartoon Balloon Series Volume I
Cartoon Balloon Series Volume II
Cartoon Balloon Series Volume III
Heart Breakers
One Balloon Handbook
Captain Visual's Big Book of Balloon Art Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

CAWOLSKY, R.
Color Changing Balloons
Illusion Rings
XXI Century Balloons

CORDELL, Bobby
Texas Style Balloons

DAMON, Dwight
Balloonatrix
TV'S Original Balloonatic
TV'S Original Balloonatic Second Edition
TV'S Original Balloonatic Third Edition

DAVIS, Jimmy
One Balloon Zoo Review 1, 2, 3

DAVIS, Scott
The Book Of Balloon Art #1 Review 1
The World of Balloon Art #2

DECKER, Michael
Double Decker
Say "Hey, I Can Do This"
The Lecture
There Seems A Magic In The Very Name Of Christmas
EZ Balloons for Kids Review 1

DENNERLEIN, Jack
New Twists For Balloon Workers

DEWEY, Ralph
Dewey's Amusing Rubber Antics
Dewey's Balloon and Clown Notebook Review 1
Dewey's Balloon Anomalies Review 1
Dewey's Balloon Buddies Review 1
Dewey's Basic Balloon Sculpture Review 1
Dewey's Bubble Buddies Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Dewey's Celebrity Balloons Review 1,
Dewey's Clown Notebook Review 1, 2
Dewey's Easy Gospel Chalk Talks
Dewey's Extra Easy Balloons
Dewey's Gospel Balloon Routine #1 Review 1, 2, 3
Dewey's Gospel Balloon Routine #2 Review 1, 2, 3
Dewey's Gospel Balloon Routine #3 Review 1, 2, 3
Dewey's Gospel Cartoon Chalk Talks
Dewey's Gospel Cartoon Fun
Dewey's Gospel Clown Skits
Dewey's Mammoth Multiple Balloons Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Dewey's New Balloon Animals Review 1, 2
Dewey's Rubber Rascals Review 1
Dewey's Zaney Balloons Review 1

DINGY
Turtle Stuff

DUFFEK, Patrick (Pat in the Hat)
Patch Adams balloon book Review 1

FIFE, Bruce
Dr. Dropo's Balloon Sculpturing For Beginners Review 1, 2

FLOSSO
Flosso's Clown Capers

FOLLMER, Bob
Bob's Balloon Book

FOREL, Dennis
Balloonacy

FRIEDHOFFER
More Magic Tricks and Science Facts Review 1

GARLOW, "Bones"
Balloon Airobics

GAUMANN, Ed (See Dingy)

GREGER COMMUNICATIONS
Decorating With Balloons, Part 1 Review 1
Decorating With Balloons, Part II Review 1

HARDY, Marvin L.
Balloon Magic #1 Review 1, 2
Balloon Magic #2
Balloon Magic Basic Edition
Balloon Magic Deluxe Edition
Beginner's Balloon Art Book
Balloon Oriented Magic
The 260-Q Decorator Manual Review 1
The Fascinating World of Balloon Art
Balloon Magic - 321Q Book Review 1, 2, 3
Out of the Part Time Frying Pan, Into the Full Time Fire Review 1, 2, 3
Balloon Magic Advanced 260Q Figures Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Balloon Magic - The Alphabet Book Review 1, 2

HAROLD, Jerdine Nolen
Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm Review 1, 2, 3, 4

HARSHBERGER, Fred
The Ride Inside Sculptures: Intermediate to Advanced Multi-Balloon Sculpture Designs Review 1
Two Bears, One Balloon Review 1, 2

HENRICKS, Craig and Debbie
Advanced Balloon Artistry Vol 1
Advanced Balloon Artistry Vol 2

HERDIGAN, Jerry
Balloon Merry-Go-Round

HSU-FLANDERS, Aaron
Balloon Animals Review 1
Balloon cartoons and other favorites Review 1
Balloon hats & accessories Review 1
More balloon animals Review 1

HUGGLES
I Want One Of Those Balloon Hats Review 1, 2

JOHNSON, Dune
Dooney #1 - The Basics
Dooney #2 - Original Sculptures
Dooney #3 - Human-like Figures
Dooney #4 - Hats and Such Review 1

KALVER, Bruce
Professional Portfolio for Balloon Artists Review 1, 2

JOHNSON, Dune
Dooney's #4 (Hats and Such)

KISSELL, Steve
Passing Air ... For Laughs
Return of the Rubber Bullet

LAMONICA, Joseph
Lamonica's Balloon Sculpture #1
Lamonica's Balloon Sculpture #2

LANTZ, Craig
JoyBringers Youth Balloon Ministry Manual

LEACH, Charles
Attack Of The Gooney Birds
Balloon Books Review
Balloon Hats Review 1
Signed Bill In Balloon Sculpture
Singles, Multiples And Jumbos

LESLIE, Wally Jr.
A New Enterprise In Ballooning
A New World In Ballooning
Balloons For Fun And Laughter
Crazy Balloons From Las Vegas
History of Balloon Sculpturing- mainly Wally's opinion of 100 balloon books.

LEVIN, Richard
Eleven Balloon Menagerie

LOOS, Gerry
Christmas Wonders
Rubber Wonders

LUFF, Gerry
Gerassic Park
The Big Balloon Book

MAGIC, INC.
Balloon Side Show

McGAHEY, Stan
Balloonasaurs and Dinobubbles
Enchanted Land of Balloonia
Lost City of Atlantaloon
More Balloonasaurs

MERLIN, Jean
Great Balloons Review 1, 2

MORRISSY, John and Bob Brown
Balloon Busking

MOSS, Larry
Twisting History Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
The Pied Piper Squeaks

MYERS, T.
Atmosphere Inflatique
Balloon Hats Vol 1 Review 1
Begin Twisting
Designer Collection
Giant Tazmanian Maneating Devil
Life on the Living Room Circuit Review 1
Making Inflation Work For You
Monkeys and Puppies and Bears, Oh My
Some Of My Favorite Hats Review 1
Some Of My Favorite Hats Volume 2 Review 1
Want To Write A Balloon Book?
Balls 'n Balloons
Twisted Figure Clip Art Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

PAULK, Debra
Building a Better Balloon Business Review 1

PAYNE, J. A.
Tiny's Balloon Animal Zoo

PAZ, Marilou D.
Balloon Hats and More Review 1

PERSSON, Eric & Marie (CHEEZO)
The Balloon Book Of Dinosaurs
The Balloon Book Of Dinosaurs Second Edition
The Balloon Book Of Dinosaurs Third Edition
X Rated Balloons

PETRI, Art
Balloon Creativity Lecture Notes
Petri's Balloons

POWERS, Arlene (See WAY Cool)

PRADELL, Steve
The Balloon Book

PROSPER, Charles
How to become a balloon artist and make up to $100,000 a year Review 1

RAY, Shirley
Rainbow Balloon Book Review 1

Robins, Uncle Curt and Hugs
Too Cute To Live

SANDS, George
Encyclopedic Balloon Modeling Course #1
Encyclopedic Balloon Modeling Course #2 Review 1, 2

SCHINDLER, George
Basic Balloon Sculpture Review 1

SIEGEL, Roger
Bar Room Balloons
Roger's Rubber Ark Review 1
Roger's Rubber Magic Volume 1
Roger's Rubber Magic Volume 2
Roger's Rubber Jungle Review 1

SMITH, Samuel Patrick
Big Laughs For Little People

SNOWBERG, Richard
Clowning For Children
Clowning Wherever We Can
Just For Laughs
The Clown In You

SOMMERS, Jim
Blow by Blow Review 1, 2

SPARKY
One Balloon Menagerie

STILLMAN, Ken
Awesome Balloons by Flash Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Balloontoon Elvis and The Rockin' Maniacs

SUDS
Balloon Bits

THURSTON, Frank
Inflation Information
Turtles & Ninjas & More

TUCKER, Janet "Jelly Bean"
Basic Gospel Messages With Balloons Review 1

TWIG
Balloon Art

VAN ALMEN, William
Sparky's One Balloon Menagerie

VAN DYKE,
Fun With Balloons

WALMSLEY, Harry (See WAY Cool)

WATTS, Kay
Balloon Sculpture Review 1
Bible Balloon Stories

WAY COOL
Way Cool Balloons Review 1, 2, 3
WAY Cool Hats Review 1, 2
WAY Cool Balloon Hats: The Prequel Review 1, 2
WAY Cool Holiday Balloons Review 1, 2, 3, 4
WAY Cool Spaghetti Balloons Review 1, 2, 3, 4

WILSON, Douglas
Balloon Fun: easy to follow step-by-step instructions Review 1, 2

WINDSOR, Tommy
The Balloon Pitch

WINANS, Pixie (See HUGGLES)

WITKOWSKI, Ray
Troubles With Bubbles Review 1

WOODING, Bob
Balloon Toons

A Word of Encouragement to Would-be Authors


Balloon Videos, listed by author

(Use the "find" feature of your browser to search for a title)

Other lists of balloon videos can be found on these online catalogs:

If you have an online catalog full of balloon-related videos by various authors and would like it listed here, please contact Mark at mbalzer@BalloonHQ.com.

AMAR, Michael
Michael Aamar's Tape on Pricing Magic Review 1

BELANGER, Paul
Twist Rattle & Roll Balloons Review 1

Blumbo
Blumbo's Balloonology and more... - Vol. I Review 1

Conwin Masterpiece Series
The Art of Balloon Canopies From Simple to Sensational Review 1
Selling the Magic, plus Tips, Tricks & Time Savers! Review 1, 2
Classic Decor with Ideas Galore Review 1, 2
Beginner's Guide to Decorating with Balloons Review 1
Wedding Workshop in a Box Review 1, 2
Operating A Successful Retail Balloon Business Review 1
Bridal Fairs and Beyond Review 1
Beautiful Balloon Weddings from the Ceremony to the Celebration Review 1

DECKER, Michael
A Christmas Balloon Video Review 1

HARDY, Marvin L.
Balloon Magic - Basic Edition
Balloon Magic - Professional Edition

HOLMES, John
Some Assembly Required Vol. 1 - Hats All Folks Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Some Assembly Required Vol. 2 - CHARACTER-istic POP ART Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Some Assembly Required Vol. 3 - Birds and Buds Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Some Assembly Required Vol. 4 - Beasts and Bugs Review 1, 2, 3
Some Assembly Required Vol. 5 - Gray and Brown Good Buddies Review 1, 2, 3
Some Assembly Required Vol. 6 - Folk Art Review 1
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 1 - Hats All Folks Part 2 Review 1
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 2 - The People's Choice Awards Review 1, 2
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 3 - Birds & Buds The Mini-series - Chapter 2 Review 1
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 4 - Get Those Ooh's & Ah's! Review 1
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 5 Review 1
Some Experience Necessary! Vol 6 Review 1
"Get A Grip!" Ministries - Christ on the Cross Review 1
"Get A Grip!" Ministries - Tree of Knowledge Review 1
"Get A Grip!" Ministries - Pockets of Praise Review 1, 2, 3
"Get A Grip!" Ministries - Pockets of Praise II Review 1
"Get A Grip!" Ministries - Special Effects Ballooning: A Combination Secular & Ministry Video Review 1

JOHNSON, Dune
Ballooney Toones

KALVER, Bruce
Airnimations Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Airnimations 2 Review 1, 2

LEFLER, Joe
Balloon Sculpture Made Easy Review 1

LESLIE, Wally Jr.
Creative Ballooning For Everyone

LEVIN, Richard
Balloon Animal Safari Review 1

L'il John
Entertaining With Balloons Review 1

MACKEY, Anthony
Balloon Man & Co. Review 1

MYERS, T.
Atmosphere Inflatique - Vol 1
Balloon Sculpture 101

MOSS, Larry
Flying an Octopus Review 1, 2

PICARD, Micheal
Balloon Creations

Qualatex Balloon Network (QBN)
Volume 1: Mastering the Basics Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8
Volume 2: The Art of Balloon Arrangements Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8
Volume 3: A Foundation for Balloon Decor Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8
Volume 4: Strategies for Balloon Delivery Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8
Volume 5: The Business Side of Balloons Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8

ROBINS, Uncle Curt and Hugs
Creatures from the Bottom of my Mind Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Seredipity Boppity Boo! Review 1, 2
Uncle Curt's Hatstravaganza Review 1

SORELL, Royal and Patty
Volume 1 - The Basics Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Volume 2 - Dynamic Interactive Cranial Decorations (Balloon Hats) Review 1, 2, 3, 4
Volume 2 - Taking the Leap From Balloon Animals to Balloon Sculpture Review 1, 2, 3

SMITH, Stephen R.
Party Fun For Kids

Tricky the Clown
Balloon Sculpture Made Easy Review 1

WALDEN, Bruce
Bruce Walden's "Balloon School" Videos:

# 1 High Speed Basics

# 2 Murals, Logos & Sculptures
# 3 Exploding Balloons & Other Special Effects Review 1
# 4 Making More Money
# 5 Centerpieces Part A: Design Review 1
# 6 Centerpieces Part B: Production Review 1
# 7 SDS, Topiaries & Foil Sculptures
# 8 Lights, Animation & Amazing Drops Review 1
# 9 Figure Tying Part A Review 1, 2, 3, 4
# 10 Figure Tying Part B Review 1, 2, 3, 4
# 11 Balloon People Review 1, 2
# 12 Balloons on Parade Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
 
The Hi-Float Video (Hi-Float Company) Review 1, 2
The Qualatex Premium Balloon Stem Kit for Florists Video (Pioneer Balloon Company)

A Word of Encouragement to Would-be Video Stars


Balloon, Clown, and Magician Publications (listed by title)

Other lists of balloon magazines can be found on these online catalogs:

If you have an online catalog full of balloon-related magazines and would like it listed here, please contact Mark at mbalzer@BalloonHQ.com.

Balloon Images

Pioneer Balloon Company
5000 E. 29th St. North
Wichita, KS 67220-2111 USA
To receive a free subscription, e-mail:
contactus@Qualatex.com
To purchase back issues, call:
1-877-615-5376
Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Balloon Journal

Amy Stewart's Balloon Journal
Post Office Box 6250
Beverly Hills, California 90212
$25 for one year (six issues)
$27.06 in California (US only at this time)
"100%" money-back guarantee at any time.
Review 1

Balloon Magic - The Magazine

Pioneer Balloon Company
5000 E. 29th St. North
Wichita, Kansas 67220
$24/year, 4 issues/year, 24 page magazine.
back issues are available from Pioneer.
Call: 1-800-865-4603
Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Balloons & Parties

Life O' The Party and PartiLife Publications
40 Burlews Court
Hackensack, NJ 07601 USA
phone 201-342-2121 and 201-441-4224
fax 201-342-8118
email: info@balloonsandparties.com
$29.95 for a one year subscription
$45.00 for a two year special
Mention the BHQ subscription special rate when calling
Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 7, 8 9

Balloons@Work

Editor: Don Dixon, CBA
Published by: Business of Balloons
PO Box 6868 Parramatta BC NSW 2150
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: 61-2-98981544
Fax: 61-2-98981963
Email: editor@bizballoons.com
A quarterly colour newsletter / magazine
(published Jan, April, July, Oct)
FREE to balloon businesses in Australia and NZ
US$22.00/year to businesses in USA and Canada.
Interested advertisers should contact the editor.
Editorial contributions welcome.
Review 1

Balloons-N-Fun Times Newspaper

8733 Kraft Road
Pocatello,ID 83204
Phone: (208) 232-7925 or (208) 232-7160
Fax: (208) 232-5030 or (208) 232-5032
Email: blnsnfun@gemstate.net
4 Issues - 20-24 pages 10x16 image area.
8 pages of FULL COLOR!
Only $20.00.
Review 1

Clown Alley

International Shrine Clown Assn.
P.O. Box 878
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Clowning Around

The World Clown Association
Administrative Office
418 South Sixth Street
Pekin, Illinois 61554

Event Solutions

3300 N. Central Ave.
Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85012
602-990-1101
Review 1

Florist's Review

913-266-0888
$39 per year
Review 1, 2, 3

Genii

Laugh Makers

Fun Technicians
Post Office Box 160
Syracuse, NY 13215
bi-monthly ~ $40/yr
Phone: 315/492-4523
Fax:315/469-1392
E-Mail Lafmaker@aol.com
Review 1, 2

Linking Ring

Magic

13337 E. South St., #310
Cerritos, Ca 90701
$35./yr monthly issues
phn/fax: 310 860 1508

The Magic Menu

Review 1

MUM

PO Box 510260
St. Louis, MO 63151
314-846-5659
Subscriptions are through membership
to the Society of American Magicians

The New Calliope

Clowns of America International
3107 Summit Street
Sioux City, IA 61104

The Party Shopper

Festivities Publications, Inc.
815 Haines St.
Jacksonville, Florida 32206
phone (904) 634-1902
fax (904) 633-8764

Party Times Magazine (First published as "Balloon World")

Plaza Publishing Ltd
3 Rectory Grove
London SW4 ODX
Telephone 44-0171-819-1200
Fax 44-0171-735-2009
US Subscription Rate - 45 Pounds Sterling
Bi-monthly publication
Review 1, 2, 3

Party & Paper

70 New Canaan Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850
203-845-8020
$39 per year
Review 1

Special Events Magazine

Miramar Communications
23815 Stuart Ranch Road
P.O. Box 8987
Malibu, CA 90265-8987
310-317-4522
800-543-4116
310-317-9644 (fax)
Review 1, 2, 3

True Inflations

(out of print)
T. Myers Magic
5009 Parker Bend
Austin, Texas 78734
1-800-648-6221
http://www.ises.com/
8 page newsletter
$6 for 6 issues in the US
$12 for 6 issues outside the US
3 times a year
Review 1, 2

Weddings With Style

54861 Elder Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
phone: (219) 259-1557
Fax: (219) 259-1560
Review 1, 2, 3, 4

CD ROM's

MOSS, Larry
Attack of the 50 Foot Demon: Twisting techniques for large scale balloon art Review 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Balloonicature: The many faces of balloon art Review 1 2

DG 3/14/96
MB 1/3/97
MB 4/27/97
LM 3/9/98
SMB 8/6/98
SMB 10/15/99

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