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Play Time : Plays for All Ages by the Bestselling Author of The Gruffalo - Julia Donaldson

Play Time

Plays for All Ages by the Bestselling Author of The Gruffalo


Published: 1st March 2013
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
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A fantastic collection of plays, ideal for use in the classroom or the home, from the bestselling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson – now with a fantastic new cover by Lydia Monks

Play Time includes eleven fun-to-act short plays for all children to enjoy, especially those in primary school. Each play comes complete with helpful guidance on target age, running time and cast. Ranging from adaptations of traditional tales (e.g., The legend of Persephone and The Three Billy Goats Gruff) to original and contemporary short plays, Julia Donaldson has produced an entertaining, simple, satisfying collection.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the Children's Laureate and author of the world-famous The Gruffalo. As well as writing many much-loved picture books, she has also written the fabulous Princess Mirror-Belle series. She runs regular storytelling and drama workshops and lives in Glasgow with her family. Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture-book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has gained her a strong following and she has won the Smarties Prize. She is the illustrator of the bestselling titles Sharing a Shell and What the Ladybird Heard for Julia Donaldson and The Skipping-Rope Snake written by Carol Ann Duffy.

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved children's books, and was the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate. Her picture books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Miior-Belle series illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs -- and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Visit Julia Donaldson's Booktopia Author Page

ISBN: 9781447231592
ISBN-10: 1447231597
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st March 2013
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 13.3  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Unabridged