Munsch at Play Act 2: Eight More Stage Adaptations

Hardcover | May 19, 2011

byIrene WattsIllustratorMichael Martchenko

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"A wonderful collection that kids and teachers are sure to enjoy."
-- Robert Munsch

What''s even better than reading a Robert Munsch story out loud? Acting in one!

In this second collection of plays based on the stories of Robert Munsch, experienced playwright Irene N. Watts has adapted eight more of his best-loved tales for the stage, classroom or backyard! Complemented by the fun and familiar artwork of long-time Munsch collaborator Michael Martchenko, each story is presented in an accessible play format, making it easy for children to act out their own versions of Munsch''s familiar adventures.

These lively, interactive adaptations include suggestions to encourage audience participation, as well as casting ideas that can involve the whole class. Readers will also find innovative, uncomplicated (and inexpensive!) ideas for props and costumes. The stories included are:

  • David''s Father
  • The Fire Station
  • From Far Away
  • I Have to Go!
  • Jonathan Cleaned Up --Then He Heard a Sound
  • Pigs
  • Show and Tell
  • Something Good.

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"A wonderful collection that kids and teachers are sure to enjoy." -- Robert Munsch What's even better than reading a Robert Munsch story out loud? Acting in one! In this second collection of plays based on the stories of Robert Munsch, experienced playwright Irene N. Watts has adapted eight more of his best-loved tales for the stage, classroom or backyard! Complemented by the fun and fami...

Irene N. Watts is an award-winning playwright and children's novelist and educator. Watts is a life member of the Playwrights Guild. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Robert Munsch is one of North America's best-selling children's authors. His books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Michael Martchenko, the recipient of multiple awards for design ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:108 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:May 19, 2011Publisher:Annick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554513588

ISBN - 13:9781554513581

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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