Readers Theater Sample Script

Poppleton by Cynthia Rylant

NARRATOR: Poppleton's friend Fillmore was sick in bed. Poppleton brought Fillmore some chicken soup.

FILLMORE: I feel terrible, Poppleton.

POPPLETON: Have a bowl of soup.

FILLMORE: First I have to take my pill.

POPPLETON: Where is it?

FILLMORE: Over there on the table.

NARRATOR: Poppleton brought Fillmore his pills.

FILLMORE: I can't take that. You have to hide it.

POPPLETON: Hide it?

FILLMORE: You have to hide it in my food.

POPPLETON: I'll put it in the soup.

FILLMORE: No, it has to be something sweet...


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