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The Twits: A Set of Plays Paperback – Feb 6 2007

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Puffin; 1 edition (Feb. 6 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0142407933
  • ISBN-13: 978-0142407936
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.9 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 23 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #886,335 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This play has been written for fourteen actors: Mr and Mrs Twit are introduced by twelve narrators. Read the first page
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
The twits Feb. 14 2008
A Kid's Review - Published on
Format: Paperback
Have you ever meet a mean and ugly person? If you didn't then read The Twits because I will know that you will like it because I liked it a lot too. It is a very interesting book. It is about Mr. and Mrs. Twit playing jokes on each other but when they where young they where pretty and cool, but now they are ugly and really mean. They also have a family of monkeys in their lawn. Their rooms are really messy and ugly. Once you read the book of The Twits you will know more about them because I am not going to tell you what will happen in the story. The author of the book is Roald Dahl and the grade is 4.4 and it has 81 pages.
Mr. Twit is tall, really hairy, mean and ugly, and he whines a lot. Mrs. Twit is tall, has spiky teeth, mean and angry, and she likes to fight a lot like she hates people. When they where really young people they looked good and didn't look really ugly like how they are now. Now they look horrible and horrifying people. When the twit wanted to be in a circus they wanted to show the monkeys juggling and sitting upside down So that's when Mr. Twit got the monkeys and trained them at there house. The monkey gets tired and hungry because the Twits make them suffer a lot. When the birds fly to the trees they get stuck because the Twits put really really hard and strong glue. When the birds get stuck then the twits got them and cook them in the pie and eat them. They would make the monkeys sit upside down because Mr. Twit wanted to be a circus person and he didn't so he does it in his house. What will the monkeys do to the Twits for making them suffer?
My favorite character in the story is the monkeys. The monkeys are my favorite because they are funny and really smart, but they can't help the birds by telling them not to sit on the branch because those monkeys are from Africa and they can't speak any English. They are filled with excitement and are happy characters.
My favorite part of the book is when the Twits turn upside down and their heads gets stuck on the floor and they stay like that for about three or more days and they shrink. I think the kids who have never seen two bad and ugly people should read this book and it will tell them how bad they are. When I first read the book it made me laugh and shout because it was so funny.
I really loved the book The Twits because it is funny, sad, and it makes you laugh. I recommend The Twits to you because it is a funny book and an easy book for you to read and have fun with.
Not for me. Jan. 12 2014
By Janice - Published on
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This was not appropriate for the children I work with. I didn't even like the names of the characters. Might be ok for others.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
A fantastic classroom resource! Sept. 13 2007
By J. Frost - Published on
Format: Paperback
The title says it all really.
A fantastic set of short manageable plays with good explanations at the beginning. I've ordered a class set through the school for my classes.