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A play by Joseph Coelho

Every library has a deep dark corner where a child can become lost in another world. A corner where trees can become monsters, where squirrels can become wicked and where tales of family can become rooted.

Tree Child is a story of Growing up, of learning to live with life’s knots and gnarls and seeking out its blossoms.
A mythical adventure in storytelling and puppetry.

  • A play for 8+
  • Commissioned by The Spark.
  • Directed by Philip Osment
  • Designed by Sue Pyecroft
  • Featured in ’50 Best Plays for Young Audiences’



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