Survivor: A Collection of Plays for Children and Young Adults
This publication celebrates Eintou’s 70th year and represents most of her work over this time as a playwright. A powerful collection of thirteen plays for children and young adults, Springer's work teaches moral lessons in a creative storytelling manner, adopting ancient folktales drawn from the cultural traditions of the Caribbean.
Eintou Pearl Springer
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Country setting
Trinidad and Tobago
Publication date
01 Jan 2016

This collections contains the following plays:

Plays for Children:

  • Tyrell Learns a Lesson
  • How Anansi Bring the Drum
  • Ti Jean and Mariquite
  • Anansi and the Poinsettia Tree

Plays for Young Adults:

  • Baby Doll Meets Midnight Robber
  • I Hyarima
  • Cut Yuh Style to Suit Yuh Cloth
  • Kambule: The Street Pageant
  • Spirit of Chaguaramas
  • Sesa Woruban
  • Shades of I She
  • Freedom Morning Come
  • Harmony in Diversity

 Includes a CD containing chants and songs that are used in the plays.

Published by Lexicon Trinidad Ltd.



Eintou Pearl Springer

One of the most prolific female playwrights, poets and activists of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region, Springer was awarded the 2004 Vanguard Award of the National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago (NDATT), an organisation that she helped to form. Ms. Springer is the founding librarian of the National Heritage library of The National Library and Information Service (NALIS). Through her family company, The Idakeda Group, she explores social issues using traditional performance forms. Springer's publications include four collections of poetry for adults, three for children, and God Child, a collection of children’s stories.
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