Twelfth Night for Kids by Lois Burdett, Christine Coburn
  

Twelfth Night for Kids

Written by Lois Burdett, Christine Coburn
Illustrated by
Part of the Shakespeare Can be Fun! S. Series

RRP £5.95

Synopsis

Twelfth Night for Kids by Lois Burdett, Christine Coburn

For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has been introducing Shakespeare to primary school pupils. Working with her students, she makes Shakespeare's plays come wonderfully alive for young eyes and ears. The texts are rewritten as simple rhyming verse and illustrated by her pupils' own drawings.

Reviews

An innovative method of teaching a variety of language skills, while introducing classical literature. This book is a testimony to the ability of young students to enjoy Shakespeare and to produce high-quality writing themselves.--Ray Doiron CCL (01/01/1996) Highly recommended. Contains quotes as well as classroom activities.--Cathlyn Thomas Library Media Connection (05/01/2015)

About the Author

Lois Burdett's success in introducing Shakespeare to children is reflected in her growing international reputation. Her books and workshops for teachers have captured the attention and imagination of parents, educators, and lovers of Shakespeare around the world, including the American National Council of Teachers of English and the International Reading Association. Among other commendations, Lois Burdett has received Encyclopedia Britannica's National Award for Early Childhood Education, Canada's Meritorious Service Medal, the Canadian Teachers' Federation's Hilroy Fellowship, and two writers' awards. Burdett's many speaking engagements have included the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Her books, magazine articles, presentations and media interviews are testimony to her strong influence in the education community, where she has also been instrumental in helping teachers to incorporate Shakespeare into early grade curricula. Christine Coburn is originally from the United Kingdom. She emigrated to Canada and eventually moved to Stratford, Ontario. She is the mother of four children, all were students of Hamlet Elementary School.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Lois Burdett, Christine Coburn
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Publisher

Firefly Books Ltd

Publication date

1st January 1994

ISBN

9780887532337

Publisher Profile

Firefly Books Ltd is an imprint of Firefly Press Ltd

logo Firefly Press is a new children's and YA publisher based in Wales that publishes quality fiction for 5-19 years olds.

Publisher's Website

www.fireflypress.co.uk


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