Want to Know: Going to the Theater by Florence Ducatteau
  

Want to Know: Going to the Theater

Written by Florence Ducatteau
Illustrated by Chantal Peten
Part of the Want to Know Series

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Synopsis

Want to Know: Going to the Theater by Florence Ducatteau

Wantoknow ...are informative picture books that answer the many questions young children have about the world around them. Some subjects are familiar, others are less familiar. This series explores our fascinating world and environment, and examines elements of past and present. Chock-full of well-researched information and facts expressed in accessible and interactive ways, these books tell children what they want to know. Do you want to know everything about theater and what you can do there? What did theater look like in Ancient Greece? Who else works at the theater besides actors? Is theater the same everywhere in the world? What is a shadow show? These and many other questions will be answered in this book. You'll also find a fun comic, a crafts page, a big foldout page, and a mini-quiz, so you'll become a real expert. An informative picture book for children aged 5 and up about the wonderful experience that is going to the theater.

Reviews

A nice book to read before a trip to the theater, to build excitement and set expectations. It could also inspire your child to create their own plays and puppet shows. -- Taryn Villarreal of The Overly Attached Reader A great introduction to the theater. -- Ryan Franklin, Mattoon Public Library A good book to read before a trip to the theater, to build excitement and set expectations. It could also be used as an introduction on a unit about theatre, acting or culture. It could also inspire your child to create their own plays and puppet shows.A good book to have in school libraries or teacher resource areas. -- Carla Johnson-Hicks, Elementary Educator An informative book about theatre...Fun activities at the end round out the book. -- Tara Hutson, London Public Library A fine book to teach older children about the theater. Sarah Fetterman, Upper St. Clair Township Library Five stars. Delightfully illustrated, this book includes descriptions of all aspects of play production--from sets, rehearsals, and stage management to public viewing and critics. Puppetry, comedy, classics, and tragedy--it's all here. Take a quiz and play a picture game in the back of the book when you're finished.+ -- Biblio Filer

About the Author

Florence Ducatteau has got the French nationality and lives in Brussels. She studied Theatre at the Broadcast Art Academy and has worked at the creative team of two theatres: 'Theatre des Quatre Mains' and 'Theatre Loyal du Trac'. She has a master's degree in 'Psychology' at the Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve. Currently, she works as a psychologist. Since 2002 she'd written and published children's books: fiction and non-ficiton. She also works together with different youth magazines.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Florence Ducatteau
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Publisher

Clavis Publishing

Publication date

12th July 2016

ISBN

9781605372532


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