. . . a very charming and enchanting book – and an important book for children who want to act! . . . they will particularly enjoy the sections written by children themselves.”
Excepts from a rich and exciting variety of sources for children aged 7 to 13. Scenes and monologues come from such plays and films as Brighton Beach Memoirs, Curse of the Starving Class, Gas Food Lodging, Men Don’t Leave and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, much-loved books include The Diary of Anne Frank and The Secret Garden, and material written by children themselves encourages users of the book to try their hand at writing.