Tales from Shakespeare... Twelfth Night by Timothy Knapman
  

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Tales from Shakespeare... Twelfth Night by Timothy Knapman

Twins, Viola and Sebastian, become separated after a shipwreck in Illyria and soon confusion and mischief unfolds! Packed with funny mix-ups, mistaken identities and muddled love, this humorous tale will make you laugh aloud. QED has chosen four plays to continue the successful Tales from Shakespeare series. These titles serve as the perfect introduction into the works of Shakespeare. The plays are retold as stories using clear and contemporary language, whilst each title keeps its originality by including key quotations from the original text. Lively illustrations bring these popular plays to life and will be sure to captivate the imagination and interest of young readers. The four new titles to continue the Tales From Shakespeare series include: Hamlet - 978-1-78493-000-4 Twelfth Night - 978-1-78493-002-8 Julius Caesar - 978-1-78493-006-6 Henry V - 978-1-78493-004-2

Reviews

What sets these adaptations apart from other recent attempts is Knapman's ability to capture small but significant moments of emotional connection between characters, such as Viola's empathy with Olivia upon discovering that they have both lost a brother or Horatio's concern over Hamlet's depression. -- Kate Harvey Children's Books Ireland

About the Author

Timothy Knapman

Timothy Knapman is a children’s writer, lyricist and playwright. His children’s books have been translated into twelve languages and include Soon, illustrated by Patrick Benson, Time Now To Dream, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes, illustrated by Nikki Dyson, and the bestselling Mungo and the Picture Book Pirate series. His titles have often been featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He lives in Weybridge, Surrey. Read more about the author here.

Photo credit: Robin Farquhar-Thomson

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Timothy Knapman
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Author's Website

www.timothyknapman.co.uk/

Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

16th February 2015

ISBN

9781784930028


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