Presented with the right plays, children are the most honest and appreciative of audiences. This anthology, compiled by an authority on children's theatre, collects new and overlooked scripts that represent the best of modern playwriting for children. From works adapted from classic children's stories to original contemporary scripts, each play inspires the imagination as it entertains. With complete scripts for twenty plays plus a biographical sketch of each playwright, "Theatre for Young Audiences is invaluable for anyone involved in children's theatre, from community theatre groups to teachers and students of dramatic literature. Plays included in this book: "Charlotte's Web ... Joseph Robinette"The Arkansas Bear ... Aurand Harris"Really Rosie ... Maurice Sendak"The Secret Garden ... Pam Sterling"Wiley and the Hairy Man ... Suzan Zeder"According to Coyote ... John Kauffman"The Mischief Makers ... Lowell Swortzell"The Wise Men of Chelm ... Sandra F. Asher"Crow &,Weasel ... Jim Leonard"The Ice Wolf ... Joanna H. Kraus"Home on the Mornin' Train ... Kim Hines"The Falcon ... Greg Palmer"The Man-Child ... Arnold Rabin"Hush: An Interview with America ... James Still"Bocon! ... Lisa Loomer"The Crane Wife ... Barbara Carlisle"Jungalbook ... Edward Mast"A Thousand Cranes ... Kathryn S. Miller"The Yellow Boat ... David Saar"Selkie ... Laurie Brooks GollobinJennings, Coleman A. is the author of 'Theatre for Young Audiences 20 Great Plays for Children', published 2005 under ISBN 9780312337148 and ISBN 0312337140.