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Play Time Plays for All Ages by the Bestselling Author of The Gruffalo

Written by Julia Donaldson

Key Stage 1 Drama / Performing Arts

LoveReading View on Play Time Plays for All Ages by the Bestselling Author of The Gruffalo

Rarely do mainstream publishers feel they can justify the publication of plays so we’re particularly delighted to be able to introduce to you this lovely collection, from the queen of song and verse, perfect for the family to act out during the forthcoming cold, dark evenings of the autumn and the winter or for teachers to enjoy with their pupils in class.  Most children love acting and it’s a tremendous way to improve their reading within a familiar environment and for that budding actor to show off their talent to family and friends.

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Play Time Plays for All Ages by the Bestselling Author of The Gruffalo Synopsis

PLAY TIME includes eleven fun-to-act short plays for all children to enjoy, especially those in primary school (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2). Each play comes complete with helpful guidance on target age, running time and cast. Ranging from adaptations of traditional tales (e.g., the legend of Persephone and TheThree Billy Goats Gruff) to original and contemporary short plays, Julia Donaldson has produced an entertaining, simple, satisfying collection.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447231592
Publication date: 14th March 2013
Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Drama / Performing Arts

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West ...

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