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Books > Children's & Educational > Language & literature > English (including English as a school subject) > English literature texts > Drama texts > Plays for children

Whispers in the Graveyard Heinemann Plays (Hardcover): Richard Conlon, Theresa Breslin Whispers in the Graveyard Heinemann Plays (Hardcover)
Richard Conlon, Theresa Breslin
R421 Discovery Miles 4 210 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Based on the novel by Theresa Breslin, this title is about a boy with dyslexia who uncovers the dark mysterious secrets of his local graveyard. As he struggles with these secrets, he discovers the courage he needs to come to terms with his dyslexia and with problematic family and school relationships.

Hei, Johnny-man! (Afrikaans, Book): Beake Hei, Johnny-man! (Afrikaans, Book)
Beake
R212 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R25 (12%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

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Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Billy Goats Gruff - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Billy Goats Gruff - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover)
Christopher L. Harbo
R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

Oxford Playscripts: Cowgirl (Paperback): G. R. Gemin, Mike Kenny Oxford Playscripts: Cowgirl (Paperback)
G. R. Gemin, Mike Kenny
R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Growing up on the embattled Bryn Mawr Estate in South Wales, all Gemma sees are burglaries and boredom, as she holds onto times when happiness wasn't so hard to find. But when the legendary Cowgirl arrives abruptly in Gemma's life, it turns out they both have a mission on their hands. It's been a long time since anyone on the Bryn Mawr Estate ever saw a cow. But they're about to get a lot closer to home.

Comedy Plays & Scenes for Student Actors - Short Sketches for Young Performers (Paperback): Laurie Allen Comedy Plays & Scenes for Student Actors - Short Sketches for Young Performers (Paperback)
Laurie Allen
R343 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R58 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This is a collection of comedy plays and scenes based on the real-life situations and dilemmas faced by young people every day. It is ideal for classroom practice or contest use.

Rotterdam (Paperback, Annotated edition): Jon Brittain Rotterdam (Paperback, Annotated edition)
Jon Brittain; Volume editing by Stephen Farrier
R317 Discovery Miles 3 170 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

No, Alice, I don't want to become a man, I just want to stop trying to be a woman. It's New Year in Rotterdam, and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents and tell them she's gay. But before she can hit send, her girlfriend reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one. Now Alice must face a question she never thought she'd ask . . . does this mean she's straight? A bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home. Rotterdam received its world premiere at Theatre503, London, in October 2015, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios, London, in May 2016. This volume contains introductory commentary and notes by Stephen Farrier from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London. METHUEN DRAMA STUDENT EDITIONS are expertly annotated texts of a wide range of plays from the modern and classic repertoires. As well as the complete text of the play itself, this volume contains: - an introduction outlining the plays themes, context and performance history - the full text of the play - extensive textual notes - questions for further study.

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Little Pigs - A Make & Play Production (Paperback): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Little Pigs - A Make & Play Production (Paperback)
Christopher L. Harbo
R227 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "The Three Little Pigs"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Little Red Riding Hood - A Make & Play Production (Paperback): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Little Red Riding Hood - A Make & Play Production (Paperback)
Christopher L. Harbo
R226 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "Little Red Riding Hood"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

The BFG - The Plays (Paperback): Roald Dahl The BFG - The Plays (Paperback)
Roald Dahl 1
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Everybody loves the BFG. Now children can bring him to life! Children will have a phizzwizardly good time - and their friends won't believe their gogglers! David Wood has created seven 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. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

National Theatre Connections Monologues - Speeches for Young Actors (Paperback): Anthony Banks National Theatre Connections Monologues - Speeches for Young Actors (Paperback)
Anthony Banks
R456 Discovery Miles 4 560 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Always drawing together the work of 10 leading playwrights - a mixture of established and current writers - the annual National Theatre Connections anthologies offer young performers between the ages of 13 and 19 an engaging selection of plays to perform, read or study. Each play is specifically commissioned by the National Theatre's literary department and reflects the past year's programming at the venue in the plays' ideas, themes and styles. The plays are performed by approximately 200 schools and youth theatre companies across the UK and Ireland, in partnership with multiple professional regional theatres where the works are showcased. For the first time, there is an anthology of monologues for young people available, taken from plays commissioned as part of the National Theatre Connections over the past 20 years. The monologues feature alongside a general introduction by the editor, Anthony Banks (Associate Director for the National Theatre Discover Programme).The volume also contains individual studies of each monologue with the editor's suggested points for discussion, a brief commentary about the play from which the speech is taken, as well as flagging potential performance decisions and offering up dramaturgical suggestions. Each page features one monologue, plus the individual commentary and some background to the play. This anthology of monologues is the ideal resource for teenagers and young people attending auditions either in the amateur or professional theatre world; students leaving secondary school to audition for drama school; as well as teachers of English and Drama looking for suitable dramatic for their students to engage with and perform. It provides suitable scene-study books that are suitable and relevant to the student in terms of tone, style and content. Young actors who have searched for audition material written in the voice of teenage characters will welcome this resource. With a foreword by actor Matt Smith.

Oxford Playscripts: King of Shadows (Paperback): Susan Cooper, Mitchell Oxford Playscripts: King of Shadows (Paperback)
Susan Cooper, Mitchell
R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

An engaging classroom playscript. Nat is a young actor performing as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream. As the rehearsals intensify, Nat's health begins to fail and the cast is horrified to hear that he has been rushed to hospital with bubonic plague. New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.

Oxford Playscripts: The Demon Headmaster (Paperback): Gillian Cross Oxford Playscripts: The Demon Headmaster (Paperback)
Gillian Cross; Edited by (consulting) Adrian Flynn
R365 Discovery Miles 3 650 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

An engaging classroom playscript. A group of friends take a stand against the actions of their Headmaster, who wants to take over the world. Strange things happen at Lloyd and Harvey Hunter's school. When their new foster sister Dinah arrives she wants to find out why...but can she escape the Demon Headmaster? New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing

200 Plays for GCSE and A-Level Performance - A Drama Teacher's Guide (Paperback): Jason Hanlan 200 Plays for GCSE and A-Level Performance - A Drama Teacher's Guide (Paperback)
Jason Hanlan
R466 Discovery Miles 4 660 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

How do I choose a play to perform with my students that meets the curriculum requirements and also interests my class? What can I introduce my students to that they might not already know? If you're asking these questions, this is the book for you! Written specifically for drama teachers, this is a quick, easy-to-use guide to finding and staging the best performance material for the whole range of student abilities and requirements for 15 - 18-year-olds. It suggests 200 plays suitable for students of all abilities and requirements, providing sound advice on selection and realisation, and opening up plays and playwrights you may have never known existed. Structured in 2 parts, Part 1 consists of 8 easy-to-read chapters, explaining how to get the most out of the resource. Part 2 is a vast resource listing 200 plays suitable for study/performance at GCSE and A Level. The details of each play are set out in an easy-to-navigate chart that offers introductory information on: Play Playwright Casting numbers Gender splits Ability Genre description Brief Summary Exam level Workshop ideas Warnings/advice (where necessary) Suggested scenes for study Performance notes including lighting, sound, costume and space

50/50 Monologues for Student Actors - 100 Monologues for Guys & Girls (Paperback): Mary Depner 50/50 Monologues for Student Actors - 100 Monologues for Guys & Girls (Paperback)
Mary Depner
R314 R263 Discovery Miles 2 630 Save R51 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A collection of comedic and dramatic monologues that offers 50 monologues for boys and 50 monologues for girls. It is suitable for auditions, classroom practice, or forensic competitions.

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Little Red Riding Hood - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Little Red Riding Hood - A Make & Play Production (Hardcover)
Christopher L. Harbo
R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "Little Red Riding Hood"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

Nativity Plays for Children - Celebrating Christmas through Movement and Music (Paperback): Wilma Ellersiek Nativity Plays for Children - Celebrating Christmas through Movement and Music (Paperback)
Wilma Ellersiek; Translated by Kundry Willwerth
R456 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R70 (15%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

These simple Christmas plays in rhyming verse, with music, lyrics and directions for movement, are ideal for kindergarten and other early years settings up to the age of six or seven. The easy-to-follow plays build on well-known nativity stories to create a joyful and memorable Christmas experience for educators, parents and children alike. The book presents a basic 'core' version of each play, with plenty of optional additions for older children. It also contains tips for creating props and simple costumes. An invaluable tool for anyone keen to celebrate the nativity creatively with the children in their care. *We are hoping to produce a musical CD to accompany this book in 2015.*

Macbeth (new edition) (Paperback, 2nd edition): John O'Connor, Stuart Eames Macbeth (new edition) (Paperback, 2nd edition)
John O'Connor, Stuart Eames 1
R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Fully updated to meet the needs of the 2010 GCSE specifications. Exclusive awarding-body specific support to help students realise their full potential. The most accessible texts with supportive notes, activities and advice to engage students. Reamins the best value for money available.

Oxford Playscripts: Jekyll and Hyde (Paperback): Adrian Flynn Oxford Playscripts: Jekyll and Hyde (Paperback)
Adrian Flynn
R370 Discovery Miles 3 700 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

An engaging classroom playscript. Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of gothic horror has now been adapted for secondary students. Written by classroom favourite Adrian Flynn, the play will thrill students with its story of a doctor whose scientific experiments lead him to get in touch with his darker side... New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.

Fantastic Mr Fox - The Play (Paperback): Sally Reid Fantastic Mr Fox - The Play (Paperback)
Sally Reid; Roald Dahl 1
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

FANTASTIC MR FOX by Roald Dahl - a short dramatization by Sally Reid - perfect for schools - of Dahl's immensely popular story for younger readers in which clever Mr Fox outwits the three nasty farmers: Boggis. Bunce and Bean. An excellent adaptation by Sally Reid, with staging advice on props, lighting and scenery at the end of the book. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Billy Goats Gruff - A Make & Play Production (Paperback): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents The Three Billy Goats Gruff - A Make & Play Production (Paperback)
Christopher L. Harbo
R226 R187 Discovery Miles 1 870 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears - A Make & Play Production (Paperback): Christopher L. Harbo Sock Puppet Theatre Presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears - A Make & Play Production (Paperback)
Christopher L. Harbo
R227 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Hear ye! Hear ye! Sock Puppet Theatre presents "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"! Now it's a snap to make simple, adorable puppets, key props and the perfect stage for bringing this classic fairy tale to life. But that's not all! As an added bonus, this book also includes a fun starter script, helpful acting and performance tips and clever suggestions for making your play truly unique. With Sock Puppet Theatre, you hold in your hands everything needed to get your puppeteer career started on the right foot!

The Peasant Prince: the play - Based on the book by Li Cunxin (Paperback): Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge, Tim McGarry The Peasant Prince: the play - Based on the book by Li Cunxin (Paperback)
Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge, Tim McGarry; Li Cunxin
R420 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R142 (34%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days
O kgomotso ngwanaka (Tswana, Paperback): J.M. Mataboge O kgomotso ngwanaka (Tswana, Paperback)
J.M. Mataboge 1
R181 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R21 (12%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Lelapa la ga Tsamaelakoo le mo kutlobotlhokong gonne ngwana wa bona e leng Kgomotso ga a kgone go tswelela pele mo dithutong. Tsamaelakoo ga a na mathata ena o a itagelwa. Tsamaelakoo, the head of the family is a drunk. He is not paying proper attention to his family, so it is not surprising that Kgomotso is not making good progress at school.

Alice in Wonderland (Paperback): Mary Anne Butler Alice in Wonderland (Paperback)
Mary Anne Butler
R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Ships in 12 - 17 working days
Oxford School Shakespeare: As You Like It (Paperback, 2009 Ed): William Shakespeare Oxford School Shakespeare: As You Like It (Paperback, 2009 Ed)
William Shakespeare; Series edited by Roma Gill 1
R199 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R52 (26%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This edition of As You LIke It is especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes, allowing students to master Shakespeare's work.
About the Series:
Newly redesigned and easier to read, each play in the Oxford School Shakespeare series includes the complete and unabridged text, detailed and clear explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters. Also included is a wide range of questions and activities for work in class, together with the historical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography of Shakespeare, and a complete list of his plays.

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