Did you know that “The 13-storey Treehouse” by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has been made into a stage show? It will be here in Melbourne at the Arts Centre for the April school holidays in 2014!
Find out more about the show and how to book your tickets here
Please welcome to the stage…Andy and Terry! Today, their first play opens – except that they forgot to write it. Where will they find flying cats, a mermaid, a sea monster, an invasion of monkeys, and a giant gorilla? Luckily the theatre has an extensive prop and costume collection and some very impressive stage technology.
The Year Four students have recently completed a Character Study of Terry Denton’s crazy fish called Gasp.
The Year Fours enjoyed listening to Gasp’s crazy adventures and have explored the ways Terry created humour in both the text and illustrations. They also focused on the ways Terry draws Gasp and how he uses Gasp’s eyes, eyebrows, mouth and fins to convey his expressions and then practised themselves. After brainstorming possible titles the Year Fours then created their own crazy adventures for Gasp by designing a front cover with an eye-catching title, intriguing byline and they also wrote a short blurb for the adventure. Here are a few of their front covers…