The Twits: Plays for Children by Roald Dahl
  

Synopsis

The Twits: Plays for Children by Roald Dahl

Which one of your classmates is most like horrible Mr Twit? David Wood has created six short plays to read and perform. With notes on simple staging, props and costumes, the plays can be produced with the minimum of experience and resources. Children will have a splendiferous time - and their friends won't believe their gogglers!

About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Roald Dahl
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Author's Website

www.roalddahl.com/

Publisher

Publication date

27th March 2003

ISBN

9780141315966


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