Henry V Shakespeare Stories for Children by Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare


Henry V Shakespeare Stories for Children by Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare

A thrilling retelling of this fantastic historical play. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Patriotism in Henry V. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.


Matthew's vibrant and accessible retelling, coupled with expressive and funny illustrations by Tony Ross, provides a perfect introduction to this story from Shakespeare Write Away Matthews has turned the play into a lively, straightforward story which conveys the spirit of the original, ably abetted by the drawings of Tony Ross, who can depict the subtlest facial expressions with three sots, a smudge and a squiggle Carousel

About the Author

Andrew Matthews has written numerous books for children and teenagers, and is an internationally renowned author. He wrote King Arthur and Wolf Summer for the Orchard list, as well as a series of retellings of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. Andrew has been short-listed twice for the Smarties Award. He lives in Berkshire. Tony Ross is one of the most highly regarded children's book creators/illustrators in Britain. For Orchard he illustrated the Greek and Roman Myths books in the Orchard Myths range, and the hilarious One and Only series by Laurence Anholt, as well as the poetry collection Balloon Lagoon. Tony lives in Wales.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

9th August 2003



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