An enthusiastic and motivational guide for all young budding actors, whether they are putting on low-key performances in their living room or involved in a full-scale stage production. The reader is taken step-by-step through the basics of how to act for the theatre and video camera through to the more advanced nuts and bolts of putting on a play.
Written in friendly bite-sized chunks with humorous black line drawings.
As with all super.activ guides, a reference section provides readers with any additional information they need, such as useful addresses, websites and booklists, as well as a glossary and index.
John Farndon is an author of exciting and accessible science books for children. His 'What Happens When?' was short-listed for the Rhone-Poulenc science prize in 1997. He has contributed to numerous science encyclopaedias. His book 'The Complete Book of the Brain' has been short-listed for 2001 Junior Aventis Prizes for Science Books.
Here's a one-stop book that covers a huge amount of ground, including how to put on a play.
For readers bitten by the acting bug, and likely also to bite them with the bug!
School Librarian, Jan 01