Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Hansel and Gretel"


"Hansel and Gretel" by MarshallCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, July 7 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.

Hansel and Gretel by James Marshall is the featured piece.

A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of cookies, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.

There are many versions or this classic tale. Here are seven more to try.


Hansel and Gretel
By Cynthia Rylant
JUV 398.2 RYLANT
 
A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children lost in the woods find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch who wants to eat them.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Hansel and Gretel" book by Rylant
Hansel and Gretel
By Rachel Isadora
JUV 398.2 ISADORA
 
When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Hansel and Gretel" by Isadora book
Hansel and Gretel
By Michael Morpurgo
JUV 398.2 MORPURGO
 
When they are left in the woods by their parents, Hansel and Gretel find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue link to "Hansel and Gretel" book by Morpurgo
Hansel and Gretel
By Rika Lesser
JUV 398.2 LESSER
 
A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
 
 
DC Public Library catalogue link to "Hansel and Gretel" by Lesser book
Hansel & Gretel
By Sindy McKay
JUV 398.2 MCKAY
 
This adaptation of the classic Grimm fairytale is a We Both Read book, Level 1-2.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue link to "Hansel and Gretel" book by McKay
Hansel and Gretel
By Jane Ray
JUV 398.2 RAY
 
A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue link to "Hansel and Gretel" by Ray book
Hansel and Gretel: Hansel y Gretel
By Elisabet Abeyà
JUV 398.2 ABEYA (BILINGUAL)
 
A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children lost in the woods find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue link to "Hansel and Gretel" bilingual book by Abeya