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These six recent Canadian plays for elementary school age audiences is a companion volume to 2009's Things That Go Bump, Volume 1.
Lig & Bittle by Elyne Quan and Jared Matsunaga-Turnbull: The story of Lig, who is big, and Bittle, who is little, as they embark on a funny, wild and adventure-filled journey to a place called Perfeckt Phitt, in hopes that they'll find somewhere to belong.
A Giraffe in Paris by Mark Haroun: When the young Prince of Egypt sets out to bring a giraffe to the King of France in Paris, blistering heat, crocodiles, a scheming circus ringleader and growling wolves are just some of the adventures that mark their cross-continental journey.
The Secret Life of the Octopus by Clem Martini: When Leah and Willis are forced to serve their detentions in their school's gloomy science room they reluctantly meet and then become attached to the mysterious eight-legged occupant of the corner aquarium.
Bluenose by Emil Sher: Three bumbling, colonizing, red-nosed pirates get more than they bargained for when a blue-nosed captive punctures their assumptions and beliefs.
The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh by Chris Craddock: All her life, people have told Jamie Cavanaugh to "Slow down " Jamie knows she is developing Super Speed, but her parents suggest the culprit might actually be ADHD.
Under the Big Top by Jan Derbyshire: About to be heads over heels in love, ZooZoo hesitates; why did her happy-go-lucky clown parents divorce, when they were all under the big top and living the happy dream?
About the Author
In addition to editing numerous drama anthologies for Signature Editions, Kit Brennan is an award-winning playwright whose work has been seen across the country. She is a faculty member at Concordia University's Theatre Department in Montreal, where she coordinates the undergraduate playwriting specialization.