The Witches

The Witches

A Set of Plays: A Set of Plays

By Roald Dahl; David Wood (Adapted by)

Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142407943, 116pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007


Roald Dahl fans will rejoice at the opportunity to bring their favorite books and characters to life. Five of Dahls hugely popular, beloved books have been adapted into winning plays for children. With useful tips on staging, props, and costumes, these plays can be produced with a minimum amount of resources and experience. Teachers, parents, and children everywhere will recognize Quentin Blakes appealing classic cover art and will find these easy-to-perform plays to be a great source of entertainment!

About the Author
Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales. In 1953, he published the best-selling story collection Someone Like You and married actress Patricia Neil. He published the popular book James and the Giant Peach in 1961. In 1964, he released another highly successfuly work, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which was later adapted for two films. Over his decades-long writing career, Dahl wrote 19 children's books. He died on November 23, 1990, in Oxford, England.

Wood has been making children's theatre for more than twenty-five years.