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Children’s Literature on Stage

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!