Pencil Box was a children's television programme broadcast by CBC Television from 1976 to 1979. The programme comprised stories written by Ottawa students, mostly aged 8 to 12, and incorporated various story-telling devices, such as mime, puppets, masks, and animation. Colour-separation overlay was used to place live actors in front of cutout sets.
Recurring characters in the show were
- Bolo Bat
- Stubby Pencil
- Miffy Skunk
- Clara Cactus
The show won an ACTRA Award for Best Children's Television Show.
- Queen's University Directory of CBC Television Series: Pencil Box (text link)
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