Johnny and the Dead: Oxford Modern Playscripts

Johnny and the Dead: Oxford Modern Playscripts

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Overview

Johnny and the Dead: Oxford Modern Playscripts by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Briggs

An engaging classroom playscript. Johnny Maxwell, visiting the local cemetery, discovers that he can see the dead. He can talk to them, too - much to his friends' amazement. So when the news breaks that the local council plans to sell the cemetery to a property developer, Johnny learns that there are some things in life (and death) that are worth fighting for...

Features

  • Exciting adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays
  • Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks
  • Insights into the plays by the authors and adaptors
  • Notes on props and staging

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198314929
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Beloved and prolific British author Terry Pratchett (1948-2015) is best known for his series of novels set in the fantastic setting of Discworld, the first being The Colour of Magic. Pratchett's books genre-jump from fantasy to science fiction to young adult books, and the Discworld series has been adapted into audiobooks and inspired comic books, fan-created games, music, theatre, and more.

Hometown:

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Date of Birth:

April 28, 1948

Place of Birth:

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England

Education:

Four honorary degrees in literature from the universities of Portsmouth, Bristol, Bath and Warwick

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