Romeo and Juliet by Michael Cox


Romeo and Juliet by Michael Cox

Balthasar - Baz - a Montague mob foot soldier and Romeo's right hand man - narrates the tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet. The story unfolds on a contemporary Nottingham estate, where trouble is brewing between the Montague Mob and the Capulet Crew. A contemporary retelling of one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, but there are still no happy endings...

About the Author

Michael Cox is the master of wit and wordplay, and spends a lot of time in schools making children laugh. He has written widely for Scholastic's non-fiction list, including titles for the Dead Famous, Knowledge, Pickle Hill Primary and My Story series and his own Action-Seeker Handbooks. Hodder recently published his Vampire Vigilantes fiction trilogy.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


96 pages


Michael Cox
More books by Michael Cox


Publication date

1st February 2007



At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

Lovereading 4 schools