The Fisherman

Posted By Kidsinco
Categorized Under: 09 characters, Playscripts
Comments Off on The Fisherman

 

 fishing

 

 

Kidsinco playscripts are not for sale, and they many not be republished totally or partially in any other website, blog, or forum. If you want to share our scripts, please place a link to our site: Kidsinco.com

Please read our Terms of Use

 

THE FISHERMAN

 

 

CHARACTERS:

NARRATOR

OSCAR

MARIO

CHILDREN

KING

WISEMEN

SEBASTIAN

WIFE

 

SCRIPT:

 

NARRATOR: Once upon a time there was a fisherman called Oscar.  He was a good husband who cared for his wife and children, but the money he earned was not enough to support his family. One day while he was fishing with a friend, he said.

 

OSCAR: I don`t know what is wrong. I haven`t caught a fish in ten days.

 

MARIO:  You`re a hardworker, and you know how to fish.

 

NARRATOR: One day King Max was passing by Oscar`s house, when he heard the children crying.

.

CHILDREN: Oh, father, we are hungry!

 

NARRATOR: So he knocked at the door.

 

OSCAR: Who is it?.

 

KING:  It`s the King.

 

NARRATOR: Oscar opened the door as fast as he could.

 

OSCAR: King, It`s a pleasure to have you in my home.  What can I do for you?.

 

KING: I heard children crying.  What is wrong?.

 

NARRATOR: Oscar told him about his situation.

 

KING: I want to help you.  From now on, every time  you catch something, bring it to my palace.  We will put it in a scale, and in the other side of the scale I will put the same weight in gold coins for you.

 

OSCAR: Oh, thank your majesty!.  I will work harder than ever, you will not be disappointed.

 

NARRATOR: So Oscar went to the sea for three long days, but he didn`t catch any fish. He threw the net, bit it was always empty.  Disappointed he returned home.  After leaving the boat in the deck, he thought.

 

OSCAR: I will throw the net one more time.

 

NARRATOR: When he picked up the net he saw a very delicate oak leaf inside the net.  His friend Sebastian was passing by and said.

 

SEBASTIAN: Take it to the King.

 

OSCAR: After all, it is all I caught.  I will go to the palace.

 

NARRATOR: When the King saw the leaf he started laughing.

 

KING: Ha, ha, ha, ha, my friend, this tiny leaf will make the scale to move just a little.

 

OSCAR: I will put it in the scale, and see what happens.

 

NARRATOR: Then Oscar put the leaf in the scale.

 

KING: What?.  It seems like a steel leaf.

 

NARRATOR: One of the guards started placing gold coins on the other side of the scale. He placed ninety coins to balance the weight with the oak leaf.

 

OSCAR: Now I will buy all my family needs!.  Thank you King.

 

NARRATOR: After Oscar left the palace the King thought to himself.

 

KING: I will keep the leaf and have the wisemen take a look at it.

 

NARRATOR: After a few days the wisemen said.

 

WISEMEN: We`re sorry your highness, but we can`t explain the mistery of the oak leaf.

 

NARRATOR: One night Oscar was at his home and remembered something that happened in his childhood, and said to his wife.

 

OSCAR: The other day I was thinking about the oak leaf, and I remembered that when I was 7 or 8 years old, a neighbor pulled out a small oak tree that started to grow in his land.

 

WIFE: And what happened then?.

 

OSCAR: Then I picked it up and planted it again in another place where nobody could harm it.

 

WIFE: Oh, now I understand.  I think that the oak tree is taking the opportunity to thank you for saving its life.

 

OSCAR: It may be, and I am also thankful.

 

THE END

 

Author:  Unknown

 

Adapted by: K I D S I N C O

 

 

Click here to read Kidsinco Complete List of Playscripts Page 1


 

Thanks for visiting Kidsinco Free Playscripts for Kids!