Big Bird Puppeteer – level 1
Caroll Spinney is a puppeteer. He works on a famous children’s TV show called “Sesame Street.” He plays the characters of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. He works on the show for 50 years. He dies this year at age 85.
In 2015, Spinney stops working as Big Bird. He has a physical condition. It makes it hard for him to move. In 2018, he stops working on the show.
A representative for “Sesame Street” talks about Spinney. She says that he is probably in thousands of episodes for the show.
Difficult words: puppeteer (a person who moves a puppet – a small figure that looks like a person or an animal or other thing), character (someone in a story, TV show, or movie), grouch (an angry, unhappy person), episode (one TV show from a TV show series).
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