A Boy and a Bear in a Boat

By Stewart Melton

A theatre production for children, made specifically for library and community settings.

Adapted from the award-winning novel by Dave Shelton and featuring live music and movement, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat is a funny, thoughtful and thrilling adventure for everyone five years and older.

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat toured East Midlands Libraries during July - August, and at The National Library of Scotland during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015. It toured nationally 17 May - 19 June 2016 and toured Leicester, Leicestershire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Rutland libraries as part of Among Ideal Friends between 21 July - 6 August.

"A beautiful, funny, moving piece of theatre; a treat for children and adults alike"
Primary Times, Edinburgh.

"Incredible, mazing, brilliant!" Bailey aged 8

More information

A BOY AND A BEAR IN A BOAT based on an original novel by Dave Shelton and published by Random House Children's Publishers UK, a Penguin Random House company.

Copyright agent for the Play: The Agency (London) Ltd., 24 Pottery Lane, London W11 4LZ.

Illustrations copyright © Dave Shelton, 2012