Shakespeare Stories: As You Like It Shakespeare Stories for Children by William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews
  

Shakespeare Stories: As You Like It Shakespeare Stories for Children

Written by William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Part of the Shakespeare Stories Series

Synopsis

Shakespeare Stories: As You Like It Shakespeare Stories for Children by William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews

A wonderful retelling of Shakespeare's thrilling tale of love torn apart by history. With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra. 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.

Reviews

An excellent introduction to Shakespeare for the junior reader. * The School Librarian *

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

24th May 1973

ISBN

9781846161872


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