Stories from Shakespeare by Anna Claybourne

Stories from Shakespeare

Written by Anna Claybourne
Illustrated by Elena Temporin

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This a lovely hardback with ten of Shakespeare's more well known plays retold especially for younger children to enjoy. Each page is illustrated in Usborne's trademark style, with Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and Midsummer Night's Dream all brought to life in fun and lively drawings with extra things to spot on every page.


Stories from Shakespeare by Anna Claybourne

A collection of ten of Shakespeare's best-known tales, retold in a lively, easy-to-read style with enchanting illustrations. Shakespeare's world of magic and mystery, romance and revenge, witches, fairies and ghosts is brought to live for a new generation of young readers.

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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224 pages


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2015




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