"Let's Hear It For The Queen"

"Let's Hear It For The Queen"

A Play

by Alice Childress, Loring Eutemey (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 48 pages
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From the dust jacket:

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS SHE MADE SOME TARTS ALL ON A SUMMER'S DAY THE KNAVE OF HEARTS HE STOLE THE TARTS AND TOOK THEM CLEAN AWAY

Rose Ann's created "a whole play" from just these lines. She sees it–kingdom and all–in her mind's eye, with herself as the serving maid.

The queen may be a queenly person, but will she remember her lines? The king is a singing tyrant. And the knave's a rascal who...well, you know how knaves are! Some think he had good reason for taking those butter tarts, and so there'll be a trial–with a clever judge, a surprise lawyer, a king who is mighty mad, and a queen who may not be so stupid after all.

Taking off from a well-known Mother Goose rhyme, Alice Childress creates a happy, unrestrained play that can be cast and staged anywhere. Highlighted with vibrant, entertaining illustrations by Loring Eutemey, this is a play and a picture book for everyone to enjoy.

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