Reader's Theatre

Featuring 'The Fisherman and His Wife'

"The Fisherman and His Wife" book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

The Fisherman and His Wife by Rachel Isadora is the featured piece. 
It is about a fisherman's greedy wife who is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish.

There are many delightful versions of this classic tale.

Here are a few more you may wish to read:

The Fisherman and His Wife: A Brand New Version
By Rosemary Wells
Pictures by Eleanor Hubbard

The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish.
"The Fisherman and His Wife" by Wells book cover
The Fisherman and The Turtle
Adapted by Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by Martha Aviles

A retelling of the Grimm tale about the fisherman's greedy wife, set in the land of the Aztecs.
"THe Fisherman and the Turtle" book cover
The Fisherman and His Wife
Retold from the Brothers Grimm by John Warren Stewig
Illustrated by Margot Tomes

The fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish.
"The Fisherman and his Wife" by Stewig book cover
The Magic Gold Fish: A Russian Folktale
by Alexander Pushkin
Adapted and illustrated by Demi

A poor fisherman's greedy wife is never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish. This version adapted from Louis Zelikoff's translation of Pushkin's The tale of the fisherman and the little fish.
"Magic Gold Fish" book cover