The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet by Ian Lendler
  

The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet

Written by Ian Lendler
Illustrated by Zack Giallongo

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Synopsis

The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Romeo and Juliet by Ian Lendler

The Stratford Zoo looks like a normal zoo...until the gates shut at night. That's when the animals come out of their cages to stage elaborate performances of Shakespeare's greatest works. They might not be the most accomplished thespians, but they've got what counts: heart. Also fangs, feathers, scales, and tails. Ian Lendler's hilarious tale of after-hours animal stagecraft is perfectly paired with the adorable, accessible artwork of Zack Giallongo (Broxo, Ewoks) in this side-splitting companion to their graphic novel The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth.

Reviews

* As the zookeeper locks the gates to the Stratford Zoo, the animals are just beginning to set up for their evening performance of Macbeth . . . Those too young to appreciate the original play will certainly grasp this cleverly anthropomorphized, lushly envisioned graphic romp. - Kirkus Reviews , STARRED REVIEW

* As the zookeeper locks the gates to the Stratford Zoo, the animals are just beginning to set up for their evening performance of Macbeth . . . Those too young to appreciate the original play will certainly grasp this cleverly anthropomorphized, lushly envisioned graphic romp. - Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW Entertaining and educational, readers will welcome the news that the troupe next plans to perform one of the Bard's comedies. --Booklist Entertaining and educational, readers will welcome the news that the troupe next plans to perform one of the Bard s comedies. Booklist

About the Author

When Ian Lendler was younger, he really enjoyed acting in the theater. He was, however, extremely terrible at it. So he became a writer of children's books (An Undone Fairy Tale and Saturday) and nonfiction. He took a day job de-worming animals at the Stratford-on-Avon Zoo. Zack Giallongo is a professional cartoonist, cheese enthusiast, and amateur banjo-ist. His first solo graphic novel, Broxo, is about teenage barbarians and was published in 2012. It hit #4 on the New York Times Bestsellers list.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Ian Lendler
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Publisher

First Second an imprint of Roaring Brook Press

Publication date

28th September 2015

ISBN

9781596439160


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