Ronnie BurkettAt a special benefit appearance in support of Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival in Almonte, acclaimed puppeteer and writer Ronnie Burkett was on hand at the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre for a book signing. After an informal evening sharing stories and reflecting on his career in puppetry as well as demonstrating his marionettes, Ronnie signed copies of his books – String Quartet and Penny Plain. Pictured with Ronnie are Mary Lumsden of Mill Street Books and festival founder and puppeteer Noreen Young.