21371 Hattie, the Backstage Bat by Freeman.

Hattie The Backstage Bat.

Hattie has agreed to stay out of sight so as not to frighten the actors, but she can't resist giving a little advice to the Batman. And a star is born!  Note: This Book has been SOLD.



A Midsummer Night's Dream intro story, adapted, illus  by Lucy Fitch Perkins

A Midsummer Night's Dream for young people.

Perkins is best know for her twins series, but she also illustrated a about eight lovely larger books, of which this is one of the most elaborate. Her introductory story concerns Shakespeare and the play told from the point of view of his younger brother fresh to London. Perkin's illustrations and the play itself depend on Titania and Puck and the Players with their marvellous rendition of Pyramis and Thisbe. Just right for sixth grade actors! Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



Little Moon Theater.

The magical theater travels along, fulfilling wishes and dreams. So the little fairy godmother never has a chance!
Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



Hansel and Gretel: a play for little children adapted from the opera.

They don't come more charming than this! Sepia photos of a young children's production of Hansel and Gretel, in costume, "since most of the play is in the woods, out-of-doors performances cannot fail to give the greatest satisfaction.."



Beginner's Luck.

Three orphans, Victoria, the sensible one, Jenny, the ambitious one, and James aged four, flee from their strict aunt to their kind aunt, an actress. A wonderful youngest child character!
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New Plays for Every Day the Schools Celebrate.

From The Joys of the New Year: A New Play in One Act for New Year's Day to One Country, One Flag, One Language: A New Play in One Act for Roosevelt's Birthday. Also Poet's Birthday, Patriotic Play for Any Occasion, Graduation Plays, etc.



Red Riding Hood, a McLoughlin Pantomime Toy Book (1891)

Red Riding Hood, a McLoughlin Pantomime Toy Book.

A little theater with changing scenes and an audience can be formed by this ingenious and beautiful book. Center opening to form six scenes, with audience on verso, and a full page scene on inside back wrap. McLoughlin published several of these Pantomime Toy Books of fairy tales, perhaps inspired by Dean's earlier ones. NOTE: This book has been sold.



The Glass Slipper by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon, H. Stevenson, illus.

The Glass Slipper.

A play written for the Christmas Season. Note: This book has been SOLD.



14599 Moominsummer Madness written and illustrated by Tove Jansson.

Moominsummer Madness.

In which a volcano erupts, Moominvalley floods, and the Moomins take shelter in an abandoned theater. Moominpappa is inspired to write and produce a play: "The Lion's Brides or Blood Will Out."  Note: This book has been SOLD.



Fairyland & Footlights. by Jagendorf, Stephen Haweis, ill. 1925

Fairyland & Footlights.

Five plays, some of which were previously produced, with production notes by the author. For each play, a half-title, then a black and white illustration.
Note: This book has been SOLD.



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