Stories in the Dark by Oswald, Debra

Stories in the Dark

byOswald, Debra

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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A terrified 12-year-old boy finds himself separated from his family in the unfamiliar streets of a war torn city. He takes refuge in a bombed-out house and in the total blackness his bravado crumbles into tears. Into his life steps Anna older, street smart and scornful of his crying. As a way of shutting the boy up, she starts to tell him a story that she vaguely remembers from her own childhood. And so begins a journey into the shifting, shimmering world of ogres, princes, singing bones, foolish lads and wolf-mothers. Stories in the Dark explores the power of storytelling, mingling the magic and earthy wisdom of folk tales with the hard-edged story of violence, conflict and the struggle to survive. Dealing with issues of war and violence in a suitable way for children, the play has lots of potential for study in schools.
Title:Stories in the DarkFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Currency PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1921429364

ISBN - 13:9781921429361

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