Category Archives: Plays for children

“The Teacher-Author Worlds Collide”

Fun to find this message from Bethany Edwards on her Read Your World site:

Thank you Bethany

Lazy Bee Scripts

Please check out my Children’s Plays at Lazy Bee Scripts

They are written for elementary school classrooms, and each child has at least one line… (no “trees”, standing on stage!)  They are co-authored with my daughter, elementary school teacher Kerry Gallagher.

Author Bethany Edwards mentions performing one of my Children’s Plays in Egypt!

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I had an unexpected response to my post on the Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day blog about winning contests…  If you didn’t see it, the link is MCCBD Post on Winning Contests

I got a lovely comment note from author Bethany Edwards:

“This is amazing! Thank you so much Sherrill S. Cannon for sharing your insight! I submitted two picture books to the Lee & Low New Voices Award and am already dreaming big! I am an international teacher and have actually performed your “We Have Character” play with my students in Egypt as part of our character focused assembly. What fun to connect with you here. Will continue sharing your books, and definitely sharing this article on all of my social media channels. If I had a dollar for every time a teacher told me “I have trouble finding quality diverse books”, I could pay for all of us in this group to enter all the contests you listed.”

Many of you may not know that I am also the author of seven published and internationally performed plays for elementary school children.  My daughter Kerry Gallagher is the co-author.

The plays have been produced in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom as well as Australia, Austria, Botswana, Cambodia, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, New Guinea, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (so far).

All the plays are designed to use all the children in a classroom (or combined classrooms) and each child has at least one line…one time to shine! (although the teacher may always allow a shy child to have a friend share that limelight…)

They are all available at




Thank you Google and the Aiken Standard… The King’s Spell performed in Aiken,SC

The King’s Spell

Thank you Google for alerting me that one of my children’s plays, co-authored with my daughter Kerry Gallagher, The King’s Spell, was part of a children’s workshop in Aiken, SC.  (All of our children’s plays are available at )

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Newspaper Article – Aiken Standard News







Have You Seen My Little Lamb? is a Best Seller at Lazy Bee Scripts!

Fun to Find on the Lazy Bee Scripts Site:

Have You Seen My Little Lamb? a Best Seller

Here is the Lazy Bee Facebook Page with Details.  I have seven plays available here, many co-authored with my teacher-daughter, Kerry Gallagher, and suitable for elementary school children K-3.  Each child gets his or her own line!!!

Please see if any of your local schools might be interested.  It would be fun to be able to watch a performance!!