Macbeth for Kids by Lois Burdett
  

Macbeth for Kids

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

Synopsis

Macbeth for Kids by Lois Burdett

For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has been introducing Shakespeare to primary school pupils. Working with her students, many as young as seven, 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 lively colour illustrations of the characters and the action. Her books and workshops for teachers have captured the attention and imagination of parents, educators, and lovers of Shakespeare around the world.

Reviews

Enthusiastic... Swanson's zest for science in all its diverse forms comes through on every page... lively and engaging. How early curiosity paves the way for large discoveries... anecdotes interspersed with activities that challenge readers

's couplets are immediate, colloquial, and accessible even to the very young.--Philippa Shephard Quill and Quire (06/01/1996) 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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Lois Burdett
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Publisher

Firefly Books Ltd

Publication date

22nd May 1998

ISBN

9780887532795

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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