Readers' Theater: The Very Cranky Bear ~ 4 animal friends just want to get out of the rain and play in a nice, warm spot. 1 cranky bear just wants to take a nap in his nice, dry cave. Everything ends up working out, but not before the bear ends up looking ridiculous! This play is based on the book by Nick Bland. It is 4 pages long and has 7 parts: Narrator 1, Narrator 2, Moose, Zebra, Lion, Sheep and Bear.