Sam Stars at Shakespeare's Globe by Pauline Francis


Sam Stars at Shakespeare's Globe by Pauline Francis

When Samuel discovers the Globe Theatre, he longs to work for the greatest writer in England, and when he cheekily tries to act, Master Shakespeare decides to employ him. One by one, Samuel plays Cobweb...then the grandson of Coriolanus...then a young Roman boy in Julius Caesar, but Master Shakespeare says he is still not ready to play the part he wants most: Juliet. Then one day, Sam gets a lucky break. But has he got what it takes to be one of the finest players in all England...?


I was mesmerized by the magnificent illustrations in this book ... It is an excellent introduction to Elizabethan London ... I recommend it to any parent, teacher or young child aged 7 or 8 who wishes to learn about Shakespeare's theatre. English 4-11

About the Author

Pauline Francis

Pauline Francis's books include Drake's Drummer Boy, The Little Giant: the Story of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Television Man: the Story of John Logie Baird. Jane Tattersfield has illustrated three books accompanying television series: The India File, Celebrating India and Stories of Faith, as well as some of the Dress Sense costume books for Belitha Press. Her first children's picture book was Angela McAllister's Felix and the Dragon.

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36 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

19th March 2009



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