A Day in the Life of a Circus Clown by Carol Gaskin

By Carol Gaskin

Follows a circus clown via his day as he practices exercises, cares for costumes and props, applies makeup, and entertains the viewers.

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As Mike and the other clowns get ready for the grand finale, Chepi helps out with a routine everyone loves. The circus ring has become a boxing ring, and the star performer is a boxing kangaroo! Chepi rings a bell to signal the end of eachround. 29 At night the midway is a magical place. It seems to glow with a light of its own. Children are up past their bedtimes. Tonight they will dream of bareback riders, dancing elephants, and smiling clowns. 30 Behind the scenes,Omar Goshand Coco share a quiet moment before the finale.

29 At night the midway is a magical place. It seems to glow with a light of its own. Children are up past their bedtimes. Tonight they will dream of bareback riders, dancing elephants, and smiling clowns. 30 Behind the scenes,Omar Goshand Coco share a quiet moment before the finale. Even though the show is almost over, circusclownsmust alwaysbe ready to perform. " 31 Omar leads the circus finale. The performers march around the ring waving flags. A giant flag unfurls behind the clowns, and the circus comesto a close.

Children are up past their bedtimes. Tonight they will dream of bareback riders, dancing elephants, and smiling clowns. 30 Behind the scenes,Omar Goshand Coco share a quiet moment before the finale. Even though the show is almost over, circusclownsmust alwaysbe ready to perform. " 31 Omar leads the circus finale. The performers march around the ring waving flags. A giant flag unfurls behind the clowns, and the circus comesto a close. Tomorrow,Mike Ridenour will wake up in a new town-and the circus tent will rise again.

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