From the best-selling and much-loved author of "The Gruffalo" and other classic picture books, this title contains eleven fun-to-act short plays for primary-aged children (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2) complete with helpful, simple guidance on target age, running time and cast! Ranging from adaptations of traditional tales (e.g., the "Legend of Persephone" and "Three Billy Goats Gruff") to original and contemporary short plays, Julia Donaldson has produced an entertaining, simple, satisfying play collection.
Julia Donaldson is the author of many successful books for children, including the classic THE GRUFFALO, which won the Smarties Prize and the Blue Peter Award for the Best Book to Read Aloud. THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD was one of the biggest best-sellers of 2004 and won WHS Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Julia has also written the fabulous PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE series. She runs regular storytelling and drama workshops and lives in Glasgow with her family.