Children’s Literature on Stage

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Children’s Literature on Stage

Photo of seven children's titles from libraryDid you know that some of the best loved children’s literature has been adapted for the stage?

Adaptations of: Stuart Little; Wind in the Willows; Getting Near to Baby; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Charlotte’s Web; Hanna’s Suitcase; Treasure Island; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Neverending Story; The Velveteen Rabbit; The Bridge to Terabithia; Little Women; Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing; The Cay; and the Adventures of Robin Hood are all available at the Theatre Alberta Library.

The collection also contain adaptations of work by Robert Munsch; Roald Dahl; Hans Christian Anderson; Rudyard Kipling; and The Brothers Grimm.

Indigenous stories can be found among recent titles like Iron Peggy and Rocko and Nakota: Tales from the Land.

Other recent titles include Boys, Girls, and other Mythological Creatures (a tale of gender identity); The Bears Sleep at Last (a Canadian tale); and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (a tale about the holocaust, told from a child’s perspective).

Come check them out in our library!