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

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

Written by Julia Donaldson

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Rarely do mainstream publishers feel they can justify the publication of plays so we’re particularly delighted with this new edition of Play Time, a lovely collection, from the queen of song and verse, perfect for the family to act out 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 by Julia Donaldson

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.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Format

Paperback
240 pages

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

14th March 2013

ISBN

9781447231592

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