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The Twits

A Set of Plays

Author Roald Dahl
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Paperback
$6.99 US
5.06"W x 7.72"H x 0.42"D   | 5 oz | 48 per carton
On sale Feb 01, 2007 | 128 Pages | 978-0-14-240793-6
Age 8-12 years | Grades 3-7
Reading Level: Fountas & Pinnell S
Based on the beloved novel from the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda!

There’s a part to suit everyone in these plays from Roald Dahl’s The Twits. Make Mr. Twit eat wormy spaghetti, stick a frog in Mrs. Twit’s bed, or join in on the cleverest prank of all—the great upside-down trick. These dramatizations based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book can be performed in school and at summer camp, acted out at home, or simply read together by a group of friends. With useful tips on staging, props, and costumes, these plays are easy to perform and sure to be great fun for everyone!
Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to "a wonderful faraway place." In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939, he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died, children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years. View titles by Roald Dahl

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Based on the beloved novel from the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda!

There’s a part to suit everyone in these plays from Roald Dahl’s The Twits. Make Mr. Twit eat wormy spaghetti, stick a frog in Mrs. Twit’s bed, or join in on the cleverest prank of all—the great upside-down trick. These dramatizations based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book can be performed in school and at summer camp, acted out at home, or simply read together by a group of friends. With useful tips on staging, props, and costumes, these plays are easy to perform and sure to be great fun for everyone!

Author

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to "a wonderful faraway place." In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939, he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died, children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years. View titles by Roald Dahl

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