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Maurice is no ordinary cat. He's amazing. He can think, he can talk...and he has an amazing scam going. And all he needs to pull it off is an army of intelligent rats and one stupid-looking kid. But when his gang enter Bad Blintz, the town they have decided to con next, they soon realize that all is not as it should be – and decide to investigate. Three squads of rats spread out under the town, their mission to dismantle traps, bury poison, do some serious widdling, and to find out exactly what those resident rat-catchers are up to...
Exciting adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays
Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks
Insights into the plays by the authors and adaptors
Notes on props and staging
`I am impressed with Stephen Briggs' adaptation...the script is clear and straightforward...the quality of the language and the underlying issues of the story lend themselves to the Key Stage 3 literacy and PSHE agendas'
Paul Bunyan, Drama Adviser for Northants
ISBN: 9780198314943 ISBN-10: 0198314949 Series: Oxford Playscripts Audience:
Primary / High School
For Ages: 10 - 13 years old For Grades: 5 - 8 Format:
Number Of Pages: 128 Published: 1st May 2003 Publisher: Oxford University Press Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 21.7
Weight (kg): 0.2