Tales from Shakespeare
Written by Marcia Williams
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Marcia Williams’s charming retellings of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays are made even more accessible and entertaining by her own distinctive and detailed illustrations. She features fourteen of the plays, a mix of comedy, tragedy and history, telling them with wit and insight, and often using direct quotation. Each page features three or more colour illustrations of characters and scenes, and even, for the introduction, the audience. Jewel-bright there are dramatic scenes - Hamlet confronting the ghost of his father for example, or the shipwreck that strands Viola and Sebastian at the beginning of Twelfth Night – as well as close-ups on characters, both heroes and attendant lords. It all makes this one of the most inviting and attractive introductions to Shakespeare’s plays for young children. ~ Andrea Reece
Tales from Shakespeare by Marcia Williams
Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style. Take your seats in the Globe Theatre as Marcia Williams presents fourteen of Shakespeare's most famous plays. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to Puck's hilarious escapades in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Marcia brings Shakespeare's stories vividly to life.
A witty, accessible introduction to Shakespeare's plays.
. -- The School Librarian The School Librarian Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's plays in her trademark witty, accessible style. The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide Marcia Williams has to be one of the best, if not the best, re-tellers of classics around and I always look forward to a new book from her. [...] Marcia brings Shakespeare's stories vividly to life. The retellings are superbly set off by plenty of Marcia Williams
About the Author
Interest Age: From 7
More books by Marcia Williams
Walker Books Ltd
1st October 2015
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