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...