Shakespeare by Rosie Dickins


Written by Rosie Dickins
Part of the Young Reading Series Three Series

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Young Reading: Series Three. The life of Britain’s most famous playwright told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex books. Titles in this 7th and final Level in the Usborne Reading Programme are for fully confident readers who still need to gain the stamina needed for standard length books. At 64 pages in length and up to 5000 words they use advanced sentence structure and vocabulary, and have more complex plots with subplots. Subjects include historical events, biographies and simplified versions of classic novels.

Other Young Reading Series 3 titles include David Copperfield, Samurai, and Story of Pirates.


Shakespeare by Rosie Dickins

Describes the life of the Bard, from his childhood in Stratford-Upon-Avon to his career as a playwright and performer and the influence.


Usborne has put together an exciting and informative account of [Shakespeare's] life... The perfect introduction - Blackpool Gazette; Irresistible for children learning to read - Child Education Plus; Crack reading and make confident and enthusiastic readers with this fantastic reading programme - Julia Eccleshare

About the Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

25th April 2008




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