Books tagged: childrens theater

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Ruby Lou and the White Gold Saloon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
Ruby Lou and the rest of the town only drink White Gold (except for three people who drink Black Gold without a straw); it’s the best thing west (and east, some say) of the Mississippi. A stranger comes to town with Purple Nugget for everyone to try and he won’t take “no” for an answer, even if it means forcing the town to change.
It Could'a Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A children’s play with music highlighting three tall tales: Johnny Appleseed, Sal Fink and Febold Feboldson. Johnny loves more than anything to give apple seedlings to passing pioneers. Sal Fink is the daughter of keelboatmen Mike Fink and just as tough and extremely big-hearted. Febold Feboldson is by himself on the great plains of Nebraska and wants neighbors.
Fables
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Three fables from around the world are retold in this play. In the Grasshopper and the Ants, the grasshopper only wants to play all summer but the busy ants know they have to gather food. In Armadillos in the Road, the armadillo teacher and her young students are on a field trip, moseying along. A lion is terrorizing everyone in The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit, a tale from India.
Just So, It Happened
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Based on Rudyard Kipling's “How the Elephant Got His Trunk” and “How the Camel Got His Hump”, this play has a delightful cast of animals. The curious young elephants are disturbing everyone in the forest with their non-stop questions. The camel is being lazy and all the other animals must work harder because of it.
Everybody Knows That
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Performing Arts / Theater
Princess Ada realizes that everyone knows things that she just doesn't know. So she strikes out to learn for herself. Meanwhile Alexandria Dragon is having the same problem in her town.
Three-3-III
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
In these tales of three, the three pigs must outsmart three wolves; the three billy goats Gruff have three trolls to deal with (and one of the goats is female so she’s Betty Goat Gruff); and the three bears face Goldilocks and her sisters Curlilocks and Purplelocks.
Boxes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
The parents are at it again and they've kicked their kids out of the house to go play. Several groups of children are trying to think of something to do when they come across some boxes on the ground. Then the imagination takes over.
The Tremendous Traveling Melodrama and Vaudeville Show
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
A traveling performing troupe has come to town. The owners get everyone organized; the actors make some changes; the stagehands go spread the word through town; and the townspeople arrive. What a show as the villains take on the heroes and the vaudevillians perform in between acts.
Four Fables of Aesop: The North Wind and the Sun, The Tortoise and the Hare, Belling the Cat, The Ants and the Grasshopper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Theater
This play starts with Anthula, a young Greek girl, who has just returned from the marketplace where she listened to a man named Aesop tell some interesting stories, mainly about animals. She’s not sure she understands the morals, so she tells the stories to the audience who sees them unfold before them. Characters are clothed in ancient Greek costume but have modern attitudes.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
In this easy DIY manual, teachers with little to no theater experience can teach theater skills to their students that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step school edition was designed with teachers in mind. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!