Oxford Reading Tree: Level 13: Treetops Playscripts: The Personality Potion by Alan MacDonald


Oxford Reading Tree: Level 13: Treetops Playscripts: The Personality Potion by Alan MacDonald

Treetops Playscripts are adaptations of popular stories from the Treetops series. All scripts are designed for classroom reading as well as staged performance, and can be performed by groups of as few as six actors. Part of a structured reading programme for juniors, these playscripts are available in packs of six copies. There are two plays available at every level from Oxford Reading Tree Level 10-14.

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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64 pages


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Publication date

24th September 1998



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