Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Mr. Large in Charge"


DC Public Library link to "Mr. Large in Charge" bookCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, June 30 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Mr. Large in Charge by Jill Murphy is the featured piece.

When Mr. Large the elephant tells his ill wife he will take care of the family while she rests in bed, she finds it difficult to relax with all the commotion in the house.

Here are three more stories about the delightful Large family that you may wish to read:

Curl up, get cozy, and read!


A Quiet Night In
By Jill Murphy
JUV E MURPHY
 
Mr. and Mrs. Large's attempt to put the children to bed early and have a quiet night on their own has an unexpected ending.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "A Quiet Night In" book
A Piece of Cake
By Jill Murphy
JUV E MURPHY

When Mama Elephant puts her family on a diet, their will power remains strong until Granny sends a cake.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "A Piece of Cake" book
Five Minutes' Peace
By Jill Murphy
JUV E MURPHY

Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas.
 
Also available in Chinese Rang wo an jing wu fen zhong
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Five Minutes Peace" book