Favorite Clown Books

Have you tried to find clown books at the library, your favorite book store or online? There are so many to choose from but often the one you pick doesn't have exactly what you're looking for.

All About Clowns - Clown Books

Here are a few of our favorite
books about clowns:


by Wes McVicar and Kevin Andrews

Many clowns are familiar with Wes McVicar's "Clown Act Omnibus" - a treasure-trove of walk-arounds and skits for single clowns or entire clown alleys.

This revised and expanded version contains all of McVicar’s book plus additional skits, instructions on applying and setting clown make-up, as well as interesting information on clown alleys and clown theme music.

Find more than 200 skits - from walk-arounds to skits for 6 or more people, "Clown Skits & More..." is available in soft cover at lulu.com or as an instant-download eBook right here!


by Larry Harmon with Thomas Scott McKenzie

The Man Behind the Nose - Larry 'Bozo' Harmon
The Man
Behind the Nose

He was the bridge between the age of vaudeville and the Big Top to the television era of suburban America, and from Ronald McDonald to Krusty the Clown, every clown who followed him owed something to him.

There is never a frown behind the smile—just another smile, another laugh, another story. THE MAN BEHIND THE NOSE is his story. It's 'The Incredible Real-Life Adventures and Inspirational Philosophy of the World’s Most Famous Clown!'

Strutter's Complete Guide to Clown Make-Up

Strutter's Complete Guide to Clown MakeUp
Strutter's Complete
Guide to
Clown Makeup

by Jim Roberts

Although clown make-up has basic looks according to the clown type, each clown eventually discovers his or her own unique look that fits their character.

This book is written by a clown and gives step-by-step directions to follow in order to emphasize your facial features and find your very own clown look!

Be A Clown

Be A Clown by Turk Pipkin
Be A Clown

by Turk Pipkin

Full of information on many clowning aspects, this book is easy to read and has tricks and skits that will have you clowning in no time!

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