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Authors & Illustrators 

get your characters made here!

Tigercandy Arts will make one-of-a-kind sock puppets based on your original characters! 

A great addition to your Discovery Tales curriculum and all around excellent teaching resource!

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Tina Donovan, M.Ed., LPC

The Very Hungry Catepillar by Eric Carle

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Huggable Melodies™

Huggable Melodies Sockett® puppets designed for the authors to use in public appearances and book readings.
Sock puppet color & design are based on book illustrations. 

Materials of Science (school curriculum)

"ABSOLUTELY amazing! Custom designed puppets to go with characters for our science program. They are adorable! [Tigercandy Arts] is so easy (and fun) to work with!  Quality is long lasting!" Lisa Z. Ann Arbor, MI.

Prices vary with complexity of design, delivery date & quantity ordered. Custom orders generally take between 4-8 weeks from the time we begin. They are filled on a first come first serve basis. Let us know if you require a Rush Order or specific delivery date. We honor time sensitive orders when possible. 

For Custom Orders & Estimates

Please email us the following Information:

1. Your name & telephone number.

2. The custom design you want us to make.

3. The character's name (if available).

4. Any pertinent physical details the portrait Sockett® needs to have (specific clothing and/or accessories).

5. Is the puppet intended for personal, professional or corporate use? 

How will it be used (gift, puppet show, video, book, advert, etc)?

6. Very Important: Send clear photos or images (or link to) that may help communicate your idea. Please note, we will require at least 2-3, clear, HIGH RES (300px) images (head-on & profile) to complete the portrait puppet. 


EMAIL to: OR use the form on the left

Telephone Inquiries:  We provide excellent customer service and make every effort to return messages within 1-2 business days (Holidays excluded).

We accept inquiries all year long but generally work on custom orders January-June (unless otherwise arranged).  Feel free to contact us to check on availability.  We recommend placing your order AEAP and reserving your place on the roster. RUSH orders can sometimes be accommodated for an additional fee.



About Pricing


Tigercandy Arts, Inc retains the copyright on all custom work.  Puppets may be  used for entertainment purposes only. Designs may not be copied or reproduced without our express written consent. Read more about permissions on our FAQs page. Photos submitted may be reused, in print or online, for the purpose of promoting our custom work. 


We look forward to working with you! 
~Tiger & Heather

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