The Ratz by Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill, Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill
  

The Ratz

Written by Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill, Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill
Illustrated by
Part of the Collins Drama Series

RRP £8.30

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

The Ratz by Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill, Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill

The Ratz is based on the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, but places the same dilemmas in a more contemporary context. Through role-play and the suggested improvisations, the actors develop the characters and the action of every scene in the play. Script and extension materials can be used as a lead-in to workshops in drama Ideas and scenes are built into the text so that workshops and groups can work towards a production of the play

Reviews

'This plays puts new twists in an old tale. Lower secondary pupils will love the vivid clash of ideas and personalities; teachers will find The Ratz an excellent springboard for drama improvisation, discussion and written work. Used for production or classroom reading, this is a challenging play -- relevant to young people today.'

About the Author

Simon Adorian (author of the playscript) is Acting Headteacher at St Osmund's Middle School, Dorchester. From September 1998 he will be Dorset LEA Literacy Consultant. He is also the author of the successful plays The Ratz and Trojans. Sue Cottam (author of the resources) is Co-ordinator of Creative and Performing Arts at St Osmund's Middle School, Dorchester.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
92 pages

Author

Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill, Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill
More books by Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill, Simon Adorian, Cecily O'Neill

Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collinseducation.com

Publication date

3rd June 1991

ISBN

9780003303018


LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****