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Oxford Playscripts: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Engaging adaptation of John Boyne's award-winning novel

Adapter Angus Jackson and Author John Boyne

Suitable for:  Teachers of English and Drama of students aged 11-14

Price:  £10.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-836714-7
Publication date: 04/02/2016
Paperback: 128 pages
Dimensions: 216x170mm

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Berlin 1942: Bruno returns from school to find that his father has been promoted and the family must move from their beloved family home in Berlin to a new house far from his friends. A tall fence near the new house separates Bruno's family from the people wearing striped pyjamas in the distance. Who are the people on the other side of the fence?


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