Brian Twiddy

Books

Mr Green's Balloon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A Play for 7-12 year olds Betty and Maisy are two young girls who work as servants in a big house. They work very hard for little money, and rarely get much time off. Today brings great news, Mr Green is bringing his wonderful Hot air Balloon to town. How are they going to find enough money to see the Fair and can they get time off from work? Includes a craft activity relevant to the period ​
The Horseless Carriage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
There were many inventions during Queen Victoria's reign. One of them was the motor car, or horseless carriage. One of the first ones is being demonstrated in front of the Mayor. How will the public react. Will they buy the new motor cars, or do they just frighten the horses? The books include full instructions for making Victorian access​ories to help the success of your play​
The Birthday Party
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
The owners of the big house, Lord and Lady Richmond, have many servants. All have their jobs to do, but every day they must pass inspection before they start work. Today, the new Butler arrives to take charge of the servant's hall. It is a special day for Lord Richmond and all must go to plan. ​ The books include full instructions for making Victorian access​ories to help the success of your pla
Emperor Nero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for 7 - 12 year olds about Ancient Rome. Emperor Nero has returned to Rome following his victory over Queen Boudicca. He addresses the Senate in triumph. He wasn't expecting all these questions. How can he save face; and save Rome from ruin? Including a craft activity relevant to Ancient Rome.
Julius Caesar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Rome. Julius Caesar has led the Roman army to great victories,and returned home despite the pirates, but the senate isn't sure. When Caesar stands to announce his plans on the Ides of March, things are brought to a head. Including full instructions for making your own artefact relevant to Ancient Rome.
The Wall at the End of The World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Britain. Emperor Hadrian has brought the Roman army to Brittania, but the locals don't seem to like them. The Tribes to the north are presenting a problem. How can Hadrian keep them out of Brittania. Including full instructions for making your own artefact relevant to Ancient Rome.
The Emperor's Secret Weapon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Britain. Emperor Claudius has brought the Roman army back to Brittania, but the locals don't seem to be scared.In fact they are making fun of him. It's a good thing for him that he brought a secret weapon with him. Including full instructions for making your own accessory to help with the success of your play.
Bloody Mary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for children aged 7 - 12 years.It also contains craft activities, relevant to the Tudor period. Mary I is on the throne, she has decreed that everyone should now become Catholics. The general population are content to do as they are told; otherwise they would be burned at the stake. However if you don't pay attention to all the new rules, and your name is Parsnip. Look out!
Season of the King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for children aged 7 - 12 years.The book includes a craft activity relevant to the play. Henry VIII has to marry so that he can have an heir to the throne and so secure the succession of his family. However, things don't go to plan. After two marriages, no son. So after many excuses and accusations Edward is born. But a king's life is never simple....
Pandora's Box
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek Myths, for children aged between 7 and 12. The book includes craft activities relevant to the play. Zeus has a plan. He wants to populate the world with creatures. He also wants to be worshipped. So he gives a present to two lesser Gods and asks them to create animals. But they go too far, and Zeus has a surprise in store for them.
Theseus and the Minotaur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for children aged 7 - 11 years,including a craft activity relevant to the story. Theseus is sent to Crete to be sacrificed to the fearsome Minotaur. He is the greatest warrior in Greece. He always wins.But he hasn't yet met Ariadne, King Minos's beautiful daughter. When he does, will he meet his match?
Zeus Almighty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
A short, funny play about the Ancient Greek myths, for 7-12 year old children. The book includes a craft activity, relevant to the play. The story of the creation of life on Earth, according to Ancient Greek Mythology. But all does not go to plan, or has Zeus planned it too well?
The King's Monkey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for 7-11 ol ds, including a craft activity relevant to the Tudor times. Henry VII has to keep control of the royal finances. He also likes to know all the gossip around the palace. So he writes everything down in a big book. He has a pet monkey, Some servants take the monkey to where the book is kept. uh oh!
A Husband for the Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Exploration & Discovery, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds. Set in the time of Elizabeth I, the country needed stability, and the Queen's ministers decided that she ought to be married. The Queen, however, had other ideas. The book contains a craft activity,relevant to the Tudor times.
The Adventures of Aust Forkbeard. Viking!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A trilogy of plays for 7-12 year olds A humourous fictional account of the Viking invasion of the 8/9th century. The play covers the facts of the invasions, but with most of the characters made up.This book is ideal for a class or school project, or for an individual to use with puppets, or even a group of friends doing a radio or video style play.
Loose Lips Sink Ships
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds to enjoy. About the Second World War,the book includes a making activity. People have to queue at the local butcher's, but he doesn't have much for sale. Everybody has to show their ration books, but who is the strange man at the back of the queue?
The Blackout
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds, including craft ctivities. Set during the second world war. some girls are going out for the evening to the dance, but they don't have very fashionable clothes. There are some black-marketeers offering clothes for sale. The air raid siren signifies trouble as well. Ideal for a class or group project, or for individuals to have fun.
The Evacuees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds including craft activities. Set during the second world war, it is about children who had to leave the cities, due to the danger from bombing, and live in the countryside. Ideal for a class or group project, or for individuals to enjoy.
Murder of the Boy King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
A short, funny play for 7-11 year olds including craft activities with full instructions. Tutankhamun is the Pharaoh. Shortly he will be 18 years old and ready to assume command of hiscountry. His ministers have been in charge for ten years or more and are reluctant to give up their power.
The Lost Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in the Valley of the Kings,Egypt. Tutankhamun has been lost for thousands of years, but now Howard Carter and his team are on the case. When somebody dies though.... was it natural causes? Or is there a curse? Including full instructions for making your own Pharaoh's ceremonial Crook and Flail.
Tomb Of The Pharaoh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
A short, funny, history play, for 7-11 year olds, Set in ancient Egypt. Tutankhamun is dead, and his priests must prepare him for the afterlife, but is the tomb safe?. Including full instructions for making your own canopic jars and Tutankhamun's headdress.

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