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William Shakespeare - Author

About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later.

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Hamlet Campfire Graphic Novels

Hamlet Campfire Graphic Novels

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

Cymbeline

Cymbeline

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2019

A volume in the Writers and Their Work series, which draws upon recent thinking in English studies to introduce writers and their contexts. Each volume includes biographical material, an examination of recent criticism, a bibliography and a reappraisal of a major work by the writer.

The Sonnets

The Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2019

The Sonnets

The Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2019

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

This Scholastic Classics edition of Shakespeare's well-known tragedy is perfect for students and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike. By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. When three sinister witches tell Macbeth that power and glory could be within his grasp, he murders the king in a bid to ensure his future. But he soon sees the error of his ways, for if you kill once, you will kill again - and the dead will return to haunt you for your sins. War, power, witchcraft, deadly deeds, relationships and risks are themes that run through this enduring play.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2018

What he hears will change everything. Egged on by his wife, he decides to kill in order to gain the Scottish crown. How many people will have to die in Macbeth's pursuit of power? With armies, ghosts and magic against him, will Macbeth survive in this tale of greed and betrayal? Getting the crown is one thing - keeping it is quite another.

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

Simplified English makes Shakespeare accessible for everyone Perfect for introducing children to Shakespeare Makes a fantastic teaching tool

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2018

Romeo, son of the Montagues, thinks he's in love until he meets Juliet, the daughter of the Capulets, and discovers what true love really feels like. But their two families are bitter rivals, and no one must know about their passion and secret marriage. When Romeo kills Juliet's cousin in a revenge-fuelled sword-fight, their dream of happiness seems doomed. Can the two families ever be reconciled so Romeo and Juliet can have a life together, or will their plans bring even more tragedy?

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2018

A violent storm shipwrecks the King of Naples and his noblemen on what appears to be an uninhabited island. What the king doesn't know is that they have been brought here by powerful magic. Prospero, the mysterious ruler of the island, has a plan, but will he use his magic for good or bad against the castaways? His daughter, Miranda, has never seen another man except her father. What will she think of the stranger who stumbles into her life? Prospero's monstrous servant, Caliban, sees a chance to overthrow his master. Will he succeed? Enchantment and treachery are everywhere on the island - which will prove the stronger?

Poetry for Kids: William Shakespeare

Poetry for Kids: William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare, Dr. Marguerite, Ph.D Tassi Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/03/2018

Love! Betrayal! Ambition! Tragedy! Jealousy! William Shakespeare's universal themes continue to resonate with readers of all ages more than 400 years after his death. This wonderful, fully illustrated book introduces children to the Bard and more than thirty of his most famous and accessible verses, sonnets, and speeches. From Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? to O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! and All the world's a stage, the words and poetry of the greatest playwright and poet spring to life on the page. The next generation of readers, poets, and actors will be entranced by these works of Shakespeare. Each poem is illustrated and includes an explanation by an expert and definitions of important words to give kids and parents the fullest explanation of their content and impact. An enticing entree to the glories of Shakespeare's verse. -Kirkus Reviews A richly illustrated selection of 31 poems and excerpts from Shakespeare's most popular works. The selected writings provide a fantastic scope of Shakespeare's oeuvre. ... Lopez's illustrations are intricate, dramatic, and moody; they help bring life and meaning to the words. -School Library Journal

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, Gareth Calway Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2017

This edition contains the full text of The Tempest with clear and supportive notes. A detailed introduction and a guide to each act and scene give you everything you need to study the play for CSEC (R) English B. * Understand the language of the play with clear notes on each page. * Learn about Shakespeare's world and the context of the play in the lively introduction. * Get to grips with characters, themes and dramatic techniques with a guide to each scene. * Trace the development of themes across the play with succinct summaries and links to the key scenes. * Prepare for your final examinations with practice exam questions and annotated sample responses to show you how to improve your work.

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2017

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/05/2017

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/04/2017

RSC School Shakespeare: Macbeth

RSC School Shakespeare: Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Company Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2017

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

RSC School Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

RSC School Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Company Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2017

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2017

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2016

OMG Shakespeare Boxed Set

OMG Shakespeare Boxed Set

Author: William Shakespeare, Courtney Carbone Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2016

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2016

Sonnets

Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2016

`Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom' Sonnets are for romantics, starry-eyed lovers and ardent hearts. And Shakespeare's sonnets are the best ever written. But this is why they are also for cynics, for star-crossed lovers and for those who know the anguish of unrequited love. Some of them are written to a young man, some of them to a woman. And although the poems are full of mystery - why did Shakespeare write them, what was his sexuality? - each one speaks to us from across the centuries of love, hate and the intensity of being alive. Includes exclusive content: In the 'Backstory' you can find a short, handy, funny guide to everything you might want to know about Shakespeare and his sonnets. `This is a crazy, all-consuming, feverish and sweaty love; love, in all its uncut, full-strength intensity; an adolescent love' Don Paterson, Guardian

RSC School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

RSC School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2016

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

RSC School Shakespeare: The Tempest

RSC School Shakespeare: The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/2016

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

RSC School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

RSC School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/04/2016

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

Escape to Shakespeare's World: A Colouring Book Adventure

Escape to Shakespeare's World: A Colouring Book Adventure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A beautiful, intricate colouring book, full of romantic, inspirational and dramatic quotes from the favourite plays and poems of William Shakespeare. An ideal choice for older children and adults, in a beautiful square format designed to fit comfortably into handbag, briefcase or schoolbag. Gloriously intricate illustrations provide a soothing occupation for the millions of fans of adult colouring books. A perfect way to celebrate Shakespeare 400.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

RSC School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

RSC School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2016

Working in partnership with the RSC, this brand new series is ideal for introducing students to Shakespeare's plays. Using trusted and established RSC approaches, Shakespeare's plays come to life in the classroom and establish a deeper understanding and lasting appreciation of his work. Comprising the most popular plays used in schools, these full-colour editions include the RSC's active approaches to exploring the text, vibrant RSC performance photographs, page summaries, glosses, contextual information and much more. This unique series aims to motivate and inspire students in their early encounters with Shakespeare's plays whilst giving students confidence for all stages of their study of Shakespeare.

Midsummer Night #Nofilter

Midsummer Night #Nofilter

Author: William Shakespeare, Brett Wright Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2016

Macbeth #Killingit

Macbeth #Killingit

Author: William Shakespeare, Courtney Carbone Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/01/2016

Hamlet The Prince of Denmark

Hamlet The Prince of Denmark

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/12/2015

Oxford School Shakespeare: Henry V

Oxford School Shakespeare: Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2015

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous-but-accessible scholarly credentials. Henry V is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

A Midsummer Nights Dream - Scholar's Choice Edition

A Midsummer Nights Dream - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2015

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Lear

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2015

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. The Rex Gibson active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways, sharing Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive stagecraft, writing, language, characters and themes features. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'King Lear' and Shakespeare, and extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of global performances of 'King Lear'. Further support material available at www.cambridgeschoolshakespeare.com

Cambridge School Shakespeare As You Like It

Cambridge School Shakespeare As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2015

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. The Rex Gibson active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways, sharing Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive stagecraft, writing, language, characters and themes features. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'As You Like It' and Shakespeare, and extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of global performances of 'As You Like It'. Further support material available at www.cambridgeschoolshakespeare.com

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2014

Cambridge School Shakespeare Julius Caesar

Cambridge School Shakespeare Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Julius Caesar' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Julius Caesar' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Tempest

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'The Tempest' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'The Tempest' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Twelfth Night

Cambridge School Shakespeare Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Twelfth Night' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Twelfth Night' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'The Merchant of Venice' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'The Merchant of Venice' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Hamlet

Cambridge School Shakespeare Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Hamlet' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Hamlet' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

Cambridge School Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Romeo and Juliet' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Romeo and Juliet' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Macbeth

Cambridge School Shakespeare Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre.Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Macbeth' and Shakespeare.Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Macbeth' from around the world.

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2014

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'The Taming of the Shrew' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'The Taming of the Shrew' from around the world.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 17 More Pack A: The Tempest

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 17 More Pack A: The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, Nick Warburton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Prospero, the Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda are banished from their kingdom and set adrift in a rickety boat. They are carried to a magical island and make a new life. The Tempest tells the story of what happens many years later when a ship is wrecked in a terrible storm and some strange events unfold Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children's reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children's authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 17 More Pack A: Macbeth

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 17 More Pack A: Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Jon Blake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Macbeth is the story of a noble and courageous man, Macbeth, who is happy to serve King Duncan. A chance meeting plants the seed of ambition in Macbeth's mind. Gripped with the same ambition, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband to gain power, with terrible consequences. Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children's reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children's authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

A Midsommer Nights Dreame

A Midsommer Nights Dreame

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2013

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is a delightful comic love story. The play begins with a shipwreck, during which Viola, a young aristocratic-born woman, is separated from her identical twin brother, Sebastian, and is swept onto the shores of the Kingdom of Illyria. Thus begins this entertaining tale of mistaken identities and thwarted love. This short narrative version of the play has been suitably adapted to help introduce the play to young readers. It can be read by children or read to them by parents who wish to introduce them to the play. It can also be used by teachers as a classroom resource. The easy-to-read narration and comic-style illustrations are sure to captivate children s interest and develop their reading skills. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Henry IV Part 1

Henry IV Part 1

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare: Henry IV Part 1

Oxford School Shakespeare: Henry IV Part 1

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Henry IV Part 1 is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Winter's Tale

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Winter's Tale is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Tempest

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2013

The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. For this second edition of The Tempest, David Lindley has thoroughly revised the Introduction to take account of the latest developments in criticism and performance. He has also added a completely new section on casting in recent productions of the play. The complex questions this new section raises about colonisation, racial and gender stereotypes and the nature of theatrical experience are explored throughout the introduction. Careful attention is paid to dramatic form, stagecraft, and the use of music and spectacle in The Tempest, a play that is widely regarded as one of Shakespeare's most elusive and suggestive. A revised and updated reading list completes the edition.

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Tempest

The New Cambridge Shakespeare The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2013

The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. For this second edition of The Tempest, David Lindley has thoroughly revised the Introduction to take account of the latest developments in criticism and performance. He has also added a completely new section on casting in recent productions of the play. The complex questions this new section raises about colonisation, racial and gender stereotypes and the nature of theatrical experience are explored throughout the introduction. Careful attention is paid to dramatic form, stagecraft, and the use of music and spectacle in The Tempest, a play that is widely regarded as one of Shakespeare's most elusive and suggestive. A revised and updated reading list completes the edition.

Oxford School Shakespeare: King Lear

Oxford School Shakespeare: King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. King Lear is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Taming of the Shrew is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

Oxford School Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2013

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Antony and Cleopatra is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Graphic Shakespeare

Graphic Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2012

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, Edmund Dulac Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2012

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Romeo and Juliet needs no introduction. Younger readders with be suitably introduced to one the greatest love stories ever to be written. Romeo and Juliet is the tragic love story of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Set in the city of Verona, Italy, the play revolves around the feud between two affluent families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Despite the enmity, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall passionately in love and wed in secret. However, the enmity between both disapproving families overpowers and leads everything to go terribly wrong. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

One of Shakespeare's most robust comedies, The Taming of the Shrew, is about Katherine, the ill-tempered daughter of a wealthy merchant in Padua. Katherine is so petulant that her father always believed no man would ever want her as his wife. However, Petruchio, a rich and arrogant young man, comes into Katherine's life and together they begin to realise the error of their ways. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

The Merchant of Venice is one of the most outstanding romantic comedies of William Shakespeare. The play revolves around the legendary characters of Antonio, a rich Italian merchant, Shylock, a rich Jew, and Portia, a rich heiress. When Antonio asks to borrow money from Shylock to help his friend Bassanio, Shylock agrees on the condition that if he is unable to repay it by the date specified, he will have to repay it with a pound of his flesh. As the play unfolds, Antonio is trapped by Shylock's condition, but the beautiful and intelligent Portia comes to his rescue. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

A story of love, trust and lies is interwoven in Shakespeare's popular comedy, Much Ado about Nothing. The play is set in the quiet town of Messina in Sicily, where two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and Claudio and Hero, meet at the house of Leonato, Hero's father and Beatrice's uncle. Benedick and Beatrice engage in a war of witty exchanges, while Claudio and Hero pledge their love for each other and decide to get married. However, in an unexpected turn of events, Hero and Claudio are estranged and Benedick and Beatrice confess their love. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular comedies by Shakespeare. Just as confusing, and equally as entertaining, the play revolves around Hermia and her best friend, Helena. Hermia runs away into the woods with her lover, Lysander. Demetrius, the man of her father's choice, then follows them. Helen, being in love with him, follows Demetrius. In the woods however, they come across Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of the Fairies, where much confusion is created when Puck, one of the fairies, causes havoc with a love potion. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Hamlet is one of the most popular tragedies written by Shakespeare. It tells the sad story of Hamlet; the Prince of Denmark returns home after gearing of his father's death it is then that he discovers the evil plot of his Uncle Claudius. The play is focused around how Hamlet learns the truth about his father's death and seeks revenge - only for this to be his own downfall. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Another one of Shakespeare's witty comedies, this play is woven around Helena, the orphaned daughter of a famous physician, and Bertram, the son of her guardian. Helena is in love with Bertram, but he does not return her feelings. Nevertheless, Helena uses her intelligence to win Bertram as her husband. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

One of Shakespeare's most popular comedies: Set in Sicily, it revolves around King Leontes who is consumed by his doubts about his wife's loyalty - resulting in jealous murder plots and estranged relationships. The Winter's Tale will teach young readers the importance of mistrust and the consequences of it. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Antony and Cleopatra is a famous Shakespeare tragedy which follows actual events from Roman History. It is set in ancient Rome and Egypt, revolving around, Antony, a Roman General, and Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt. Antony falls in love with Cleopatra, and throughout the play remains torn between his duty and his love for her. A fun way to introduce young readers to Roman History! Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

This is one of the earliest plays written by William Shakespeare. It revolves around two sets of identical twins that were separated at birth. Years later, fate brings them to the same city, and this unleashes the drama caused by mistaken identities. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

As You Like It is set in the enchanted Forest of Arden, where Rosalind, the daughter of an exiled duke, and Orlando, the son of one of her father's courtiers, become entangled in a game of love and mistaken identity. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Timon of Athens

Timon of Athens

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Shakespeare's Timon of Athens is the tale of a rich Athenian who lived a lavish life, spending his wealth on his friends. Eventually, when his wealth ceases and he asks his friends for help, Timon is shocked to find that none of them are prepared to do so. This fills him with hatred for humanity, and he goes on to live the life of a hermit. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Tempest

The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

The Tempest is set on a remote island inhabited by Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, and his daughter, Miranda. Prospero, now a magician, uses his magic to control the spirits of the island. With the help of the spirit Ariel, he conjures a tempest in the sea to draw in his brother, Antonio, and Alonso, King of Naples, who had unlawfully stolen his dukedom. The play revolves around Prospero's attempt to restore himself and his daughter to their rightful position. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

A story of friendship and how it can overcome all odds, The Two Gentlemen of Verona is another popular romantic comedy by Shakespeare. It is about two inseparable friends, Valentine and Proteus, and how their friendship is affected when they fall in love. Even though their friendship is tested, they deal with their problems and come out better than ever on the other side. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Julius Caesar is another one of Shakespeare's famous plays that portrays actual events from Roman history. Set in ancient Rome, the play unfolds the evil conspiracy behind Caesar's murder and the great tragedy that strikes Rome in the aftermath of his death - An excellent way for readers to learn at the same time. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

King Lear is one of the greatest tragedies by Shakespeare. The play is focused around Lear, the aging King of Britain, and his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. When Lear wants to step down from the throne, he decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters and asks each daughter how much she loves him. Goneril and Regan, greedy for their share, give him flattering answers, while Cordelia remains silent, which enrages Lear and forces him to disown her. The play tells of Lear's fate once he has given up his kingdom and destroyed his relationship with his daughter. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Macbeth is one of the darkest tragedies written by William Shakespeare. The play revolves around a power-hungry Scottish lord, Macbeth, and his lady, who conspire to kill King Duncan. After Duncan's death, Macbeth ascends the throne, only to be consumed by guilt, panic and paranoia, which ultimately lead him to his doom. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/09/2012

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is a delightful comical love story. The play begins with a shipwreck, during which Viola, a young aristocratic-born woman, is separated from her identical twin brother, Sebastian - only to be swept onto the shores of the Kingdom of Illyria where she disguises herself as a man and falls in Love with the Kingdoms Duke. Thus begins this entertaining tale of mistaken identities and thwarted love. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Coriolanus

Oxford School Shakespeare: Coriolanus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2012

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Coriolanus is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Shakespeare Graphics Pack A of 4

Shakespeare Graphics Pack A of 4

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2012

It's Shakespeare like you've never seen before! His most famous plays are now retold in a more visual graphic novel format bringing these dramatic stories to life.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare, Jorge Gonzalez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2012

The tragic story of two star-crossed lovers from different worlds comes to life in graphic novel format. Romeo, from the Montague family, and Juliet, of the Capulet clan, fall deeply in love at first sight. Fearful of punishment from their respective factions, the two teens keep their love hidden from everyone. However, when their commitment to each other is exposed, it adds more fuel to the heated family feud between the Capulets and Montagues and puts their love and their lives at risk.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2012

One dark night, Hamlet sees a ghost. It is his dead father, who claims he was murdered by Claudius, the new king. But did Hamlet really see a ghost, or did he just imagine it? And if he did see a ghost, was it telling him the truth? Hamlet plans to avenge his father by killing Claudius. But the man he stabs isn't Claudius, as he thinks, but his girlfriend's father. So the wrong man dies. So much tragedy, but there is more to come. Who else will die an untimely death? And who will live to tell the tale?

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2012

Alone in a strange country where it isn't safe to be a single girl, Viola disguises herself as a boy called Cesario and finds work as a servant. But dressing in boy's clothes doesn't stop Viola falling in love with a man - who is in love with someone else. Will she ever manage to win his love for herself? And who is this other young man that appears, looking so like Cesario? What confusion will result from his arrival? Perhaps Viola's brother didn't drown after all ...

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2012

Retold in graphic-novel format, the epic tale of Julius Caesar's rule over Rome. Brutus and Cassius, friends and supporters of Julius Caesar, brood and worry over his increasing ambitions. Caesar's pursuit of power leads the two men to worry that Caesar will crown himself Emperor, which would ruin Rome's Republic of the people. Behind closed doors, Cassius and Brutus begin to concoct a scheme that will irrevocably alter the fate of the Roman empire.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2012

The epic tale of Macbeth retold in graphic-novel format. Macbeth and Banquo are Scottish generals returning home from a victorious war campaign. Their journey is interrupted when three strange witches come upon them and predict their futures. They claim that Macbeth will one day become King of Scotland! Macbeth is stirred by the prophesy. With the help of his scheming wife, he sets into motion a sinister plan that will paint bloody strokes across the entire landscape of Scotland.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare, Fares Maese Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2012

Witness a tale of love, fairies, and betrayal in this classic tale retold in graphic-novel format. Theseus, duke of Athens is preparing for his marriage when Hermia, and her father, Egeus, burst into his court and beg for Theseus's judgment regarding whom Hermia, Egeus's, daughter, should marry. Theseus tells Hermia she must marry Demetrius, even though she really loves Lysander. At nightfall, the two young lovers run off to the forest to be married in secret. However, Demetrius discovers their deception and charges into the forest, searching for his bride-to-be. Little do any of them know, a band of magical fairies lives in this forest, and they have other plans for these lovestruck humans.

A Midsummer-Night's Dream - Llustrated by Arthur Rackham

A Midsummer-Night's Dream - Llustrated by Arthur Rackham

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2012

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2012

Oxford School Shakespeare: Richard II

Oxford School Shakespeare: Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2011

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Richard II is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

A young boy and girl meet by chance and fall instantly in love. But their families are bitter enemies, and in order to be together the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything. Set in a city torn apart by feuds, Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling combination of passion and hatred and tragedy.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2010

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Midsummer Night's Dream, A

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2010

Four young people are lost in the woods on midsummer's night. Will they find each other and true love, or will Puck's meddling leave them broken-hearted and alone? A band of players prepares to entertain the Duke of Athens. But now that the fairies have made a donkey out of their leading man, will Quince and the others ever get to play their parts? Is there time to put everything right before this magical night is over?

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2010

Romeo Montague thinks he's in love until he meets Juliet, the daughter of the Capulets. With her, he discovers what true love really feels like. But their two families are bitter rivals, and no one must know about their secret passion. When Romeo kills Juliet's cousin in a duel, their hope of happiness seems ended. Can Friar Laurence reconcile the two families, or will his plans bring even more tragedy?

Tempest, The

Tempest, The

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2010

A violent storm shipwrecks the King of Naples and his noblemen on what appears to be an uninhabited island. What the king doesn't know is that they have been brought here by powerful magic. Prospero, the mysterious ruler of the island, has a plan, but will he use his magic for good or bad against the castaways? His daughter, Miranda, has never seen another man except her father. What will she think of the stranger who stumbles into her life? Prospero's monstrous servant, Caliban, sees a chance to overthrow his master. Will he succeed? Enchantment and treachery are everywhere on the island - which will prove the stronger?

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2010

What he hears will change everything. Egged on by his wife, he decides to kill in order to gain the Scottish crown. How many people will have to die in Macbeth's pursuit of power? With armies, ghosts and magic against him, will Macbeth survive in this tale of greed and betrayal? Getting the crown is one thing - keeping it is quite another.

Romeo & Juliet & Vampires

Romeo & Juliet & Vampires

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2010

"e;You are deluded, Romeo. Vampires do not have the capability to love. They are heartless."e;The Capulets and the Montagues have some deep and essential differences. Blood differences. Of course, the Capulets can escape their vampire fate, and the Montagues can try not to kill their undead enemies. But at the end of the day, their blood feud is unstoppable. So it's really quite a problem when Juliet, a vampire-to-be, and Romeo, the human who should be hunting her, fall desperately in love. What they don't realize is how deadly their love will turn out to beor what it will mean for their afterlives. . . .This riotous twist on the ultimate tale of forbidden romance is simply to die for.

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2010

William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is a richly complicated and, to some, a deeply disturbing work. Several themes are presented within the framework of a traditional comedy that calls for the triumph of young lovers over their restrictive elders. Yet, the play, with its highly debated portrayal of the moneylender Shylock, resists easy categorization, incorporating elements of tragedy and romance in equal portion. This new edition of critical essays features an introduction by Shakespearean scholar Harold Bloom, a chronology of the Bard's life, a bibliography, and an index for quick reference.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2010

Macbeth is William Shakespeare's stark tale of a tormented nobleman driven to pursue a murderous plot by his ambition to usurp the throne of Scotland. The tautly constructed tragedy is a ruthlessly economic drama, marked by a continuous eloquence that is astonishing even for Shakespeare. This new edition of the Scottish play features full-length critical essays suited for in-depth study by high school and college students alike. A bibliography, a chronology of the Bard's life, and an index complete the volume.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2010

HAMLET (Spinebreakers)

HAMLET (Spinebreakers)

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2010

Hamlet, prince of Denmark, meets with his father's ghost, who alleges that his own brother, now married to his widow, murdered him. The prince devises a scheme to test the truth of the ghost's accusation, pretending madness while plotting a brutal revenge. But his apparent insanity soon begins to wreak havoc on innocent and guilty alike.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice

Oxford School Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Merchant of Venice is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

Oxford School Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Twelfth Night is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE and AS/A level specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

Oxford School Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Julius Caesar is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Tempest

Oxford School Shakespeare: The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Tempest is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE and AS/A level specifications.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2010

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2010

King Lear

King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2010

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2010

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2010

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2009

These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. When Romeo first lays eyes on the bewitching Juliet, it's love at first sight. But though their love runs true and deep, it is also completely forbidden. With family and fate determined to keep them apart, will Romeo and Juliet find a way to be together? William Shakespeare's masterpiece is one of the most enduring stories of star-crossed love of all time. Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience with both the original play and a prose retelling of the beloved story, this is the must-have edition of a timeless classic.

Romeo And Juliet

Romeo And Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2009

A Shakespeare Story: The Taming of the Shrew

A Shakespeare Story: The Taming of the Shrew

Author: William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/09/2009

Lovely Bianca has a queue of admirers anxious to marry her. But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first. Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as 'the shrew', and no man is brave enough to propose. Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behaviour? With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Marriage in The Taming of the Shrew. 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.

Shakespeare Retold: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare Retold: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare, Martin Waddell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2009

The enchanting story of A Midsummer Night's Dream is brought to life beautifully in this simple retelling. Experience the magic of the woods, the confusion of the lovers and all the fun of the fairy folk.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Oxford School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2009

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Much Ado About Nothing is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Shakespeare Retold: Macbeth

Shakespeare Retold: Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Martin Waddell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2009

The story of Macbeth, whose burning ambition to be king overcomes all the good in his soul, is beautifully retold by Martin Waddell with stunning colour and black and white illustrations by Alan Marks.

Oxford School Shakespeare: As You Like It

Oxford School Shakespeare: As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. As You Like It is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Macbeth

Oxford School Shakespeare: Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Macbeth is one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Hamlet

Oxford School Shakespeare: Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Hamlet is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Midsummer Night's Dream

Oxford School Shakespeare: Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2009

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent AS/A level specifications.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2009

Pericles

Pericles

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Pericles, Prince of Tyre is a Jacobean play written at least in part by William Shakespeare and included in modern editions of his collected works despite questions over its authorship, as it was not included in the First Folio. Whilst various arguments support that Shakespeare is the sole author of the play (notably DelVecchio and Hammond's Cambridge edition of the play), modern editors generally agree that Shakespeare is responsible for almost exactly half the play-827 lines-the main portion after scene 9 that follows the story of Pericles and Marina. Modern textual studies indicate that the first two acts of 835 lines detailing the many voyages of Pericles were written by a mediocre collaborator, which strong evidence suggests to have been the victualler, pander, dramatist and pamphleteer George Wilkins. Pericles, the young Prince (ruler) of Tyre in Phoenicia (Lebanon), hears the riddle, and instantly understands its meaning: Antiochus is engaged in an incestuous relationship with his daughter. If he reveals this truth, he will be killed, but if he answers incorrectly, he will also be killed. Pericles hints that he knows the answer, and asks for more time to think. Antiochus grants him forty days, and then sends an assassin after him. However, Pericles has fled the city in disgust. Pericles returns to Tyre, where his trusted friend and counsellor Helicanus advises him to leave the city, for Antiochus surely will hunt him down. Pericles leaves Helicanus as regent and sails to Tarsus, a city beset by famine. The generous Pericles gives the governor of the city, Cleon, and his wife Dionyza, grain from his ship to save their people. The famine ends, and after being thanked profusely by Cleon and Dionyza, Pericles continues on. A storm wrecks Pericles' ship and washes him up on the shores of Pentapolis. He is rescued by a group of poor fishermen who inform him that Simonedes, King of Pentapolis, is holding a tournament the next day and that the winner will receive the hand of his daughter Thaisa in marriage. Fortunately, one of the fishermen drags Pericles' suit of armour on shore that very moment, and the prince decides to enter the tournament. Although his equipment is rusty, Pericles wins the tournament and the hand of Thaisa (who is deeply attracted to him) in marriage. Simonedes initially expresses doubt about the union, but soon comes to like Pericles and allows them to wed. A letter sent by the noblemen reaches Pericles in Pentapolis, who decides to return to Tyre with the pregnant Thaisa. Again, a storm arises while at sea, and Thaisa appears to die giving birth to her child, Marina. The sailors insist that Thaisa's body be set overboard in order to calm the storm. Pericles grudgingly agrees, and decides to stop at Tarsus because he fears that Marina may not survive the storm.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love, despite being from two feuding families. They arrange to be secretly married, but a series of miscommunications results in the death of the two lovers, as well as some of their most beloved friends and relatives. Romeo and Juliet is the quintessential dramatic tragedy from a master of English literature.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Aimed for schools and families with children seven years and older.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Othello

Oxford School Shakespeare: Othello

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2008

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Othello is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE and AS/A level specifications.

The Sonnets

The Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2008

Shakespeare's 154 sonnets describe aspects of two different loves experienced by the speaker, and is considered among the best verses in the English language. This invaluable new study guide contains a selection of the best criticism through the centuries of Shakespeare's sonnets. Students will benefit from the abundant features included in this volume, such as an introduction by Harold Bloom, analysis of key lines, and more.

Oxford School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Oxford School Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2008

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition of Romeo and Juliet includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. Romeo and Juliet is a set text for KS3 in England, and remains one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

A Shakespeare Story: Othello

A Shakespeare Story: Othello

Author: William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2007

I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at... A great retelling of this tragic tale of jealousy and human frailty. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Jealousy in Othello. 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.

A Shakespeare Story: Richard III

A Shakespeare Story: Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2007

Andrew Matthews brings another historical tale to life for young readers. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Villainy in Richard III. 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.

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: Richard III

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Aimed at pupils who are studying Richard III for the first time, this literature guide provides a straightforward explanation of the text that carefully leads students through the play to reach a better understanding and appreciation of it. York Notes are the ultimate best selling literature guides, and are a useful background for both quick-reference and insightful interpretations. Key features include: *Commentaries structured by the assessment criteria used in the Key Stage 3 tests to give pupils the confidence they need to do well in the tests *Short, simple summaries that help all pupils get to grips with the Shakespeare plays for the Key Stage 3 tests quickly *Accurate, reliable and faithful to the plays ensuring students avoid making mistakes in the exam.

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: The Tempest

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: The Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Aimed at pupils who are studying The Tempest for the first time, this literature guide provides a straightforward explanation of the text that carefully leads students through the play to reacher a better understanding and appreciation of it. York Notes are the ultimate best-selling literature guides, and are a useful background for both quick-reference and insightful interpretation. Key features include: *Commentaries structured by the assessment criteria used in the Key Stage 3 tests to give pupils the confidence they need to do well in the tests *Short, simple summaries that help all pupils get to grips with the Shakespeare plays for the Key Stage 3 tests quickly *Accurate, reliable and faithful to the plays ensuring students avoid making mistakes in the exam

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

York Notes for KS3 Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Aimed at pupils who are studying Much Ado About Nothing for the first time, this literature guide provides a straightforward explanation of the text that carefully leads students through the play to reach a better understanding and appreciation of it. York Notes, the ultimate best-selling literature guides, are a useful background for both quick-reference and insightful interpretations. Key features include: *Commentaries structured by the assessment criteria used in the Key Stage 3 tests to give pupils the confidence they need to do well in the tests *Short, simple summaries that help all pupils get to grips with the Shakespeare plays for the Key Stage 3 tests quickly *Accurate, reliable and faithful to the plays ensuring students avoid making mistakes in the exam

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2007

Macbeth Third Series

Macbeth Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2006

Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied tragedies. This major new Arden edition offers students detailed on-page commentary notes highlighting meaning and theatrical ideas and themes, as well as an illustrated, lengthy introduction setting the play in its historical, theatrical and critical context and outlining the recent debates about Middleton's possible co-authorship of some scenes. A comprehensive and informative edition ideal for students and teachers seeking to explore the play in depth, whether in the classroom or on the stage.

Key Spelling Level 1 Easy Buy Pack

Key Spelling Level 1 Easy Buy Pack

Author: William Shakespeare, E. C. Black, A. J. George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2005

Part of three separate series, focusing on comprehension, spelling and grammar to help focus teaching on the skills the children most need to improve. All three series offer comprehensive support for assessment and marking.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/09/2005

YNA Macbeth

YNA Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2005

York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, York Notes Advanced intorduce students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare, Michael Rosen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2005

This most famous of love stories is uniquely presented in picture book form for children. The tale is told scene by scene in a simple lively style, with dialogue reproducing Shakespeare's own words so that the most celebrated passages of the play are retained in their original form.

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2004

Tempest

Tempest

Author: William Shakespeare Format: eBook Release Date: 27/12/2003

"e;Our revels now are ended... this rough magic I here abjure..."e;In Shakespeare hinting at the end of his own magnificent career in these and others lines spoken by the great magician, Prospero? The Tempest was the last of Shakespeare's comedies, completed just before he retired to his native Stratford-upon-Avon; perhaps this delightful comedy was intended to signal the playwright's farewell to his beloved theater. The Tempest reflects Shakespeare's mature genius, with its story of innocence tempered by intrigue, hilarity bounded by melancholy. Audiences the world over still thrill to The Tempest's dark comedy and magical fantasy.Sir Michael Redgrave and Vanessa Redgrave helped to build one of England's foremost theatrical families-- a tradition that Ms. Redgrave continues today. And Hugh Griffith is one of the nation's greatest character actors. Together, they bring The Tempest majestically to life.

Pericles

Pericles

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2003

Suzanne Gossett offers a full and critical performance history, with an introduction showing how the play's performance history has paralled the criticism. It then gives an interpretation of this two-generation romance, with its successive male and female central characters, based on a reading 'through the family', and influenced by the feminist and new historicist criticism of the last two decades. The edition integrates cumulative research on Shakespeare's collaborative authorship and the transmission of the text without rewriting the play or ignoring years of emendations.

Pericles

Pericles

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2003

Suzanne Gossett offers a full and critical performance history, with an introduction showing how the play's performance history has paralled the criticism. It then gives an interpretation of this two-generation romance, with its successive male and female central characters, based on a reading 'through the family', and influenced by the feminist and new historicist criticism of the last two decades.The edition integrates cumulative research on Shakespeare's collaborative authorship and the transmission of the text without rewriting the play or ignoring years of emendations.

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Merry Wives of Windsor

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Merry Wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2003

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, The Merry Wives of Windsor has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

The Merchant Of Venice

The Merchant Of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2003

Grade 9-1 GCSE English Macbeth - The Complete Play

Grade 9-1 GCSE English Macbeth - The Complete Play

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2002

This CGP Complete Play contains the full original text of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth', with clear, straightforward notes on each page to explain the use of language, characterisation, themes, historical context and more. There's also a range of practice questions to test students' understanding of each Act, an introductory section that provides useful background on Shakespearean theatre, plus a comic-strip summary of the plot at the back of the book. This edition has been updated for all the latest GCSE courses, including the new Grade 9-1 exams starting in 2017.

Grade 9-1 GCSE English Romeo and Juliet - The Complete Play

Grade 9-1 GCSE English Romeo and Juliet - The Complete Play

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2002

This book contains the complete text of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, with straightforward notes on each page to explain the use of language, characterisation, themes, historical context and more. This edition has been revised and updated to be as helpful as possible for writing GCSE essays, with a range of practice questions to test students' understanding of each Act. There's also an introductory section that provides useful background on Shakespearean theatre, plus a comic-strip summary of the plot at the back of the book.

Richard III

Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2001

Macbeth

Macbeth

Author: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/02/2001

Henry V Teacher's Book

Henry V Teacher's Book

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2000

Henry V

Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2000

Cambridge School Shakespeare Coriolanus

Cambridge School Shakespeare Coriolanus

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1999

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, Coriolanus has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Othello Student Shakespeare Series

Othello Student Shakespeare Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/11/1999

Romeo and Juliet Student Shakespeare Series

Romeo and Juliet Student Shakespeare Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/1999

These popular Shakespeare editions attractively presented and designed to make Shakespeare relevant to students. The plays are initially summarised in lively line illustrations that present the story in pictures to assist students to recognise the plot and major issues. This is followed by an introduction to Shakespeare's life, historical background and settings, and the attitudes of the period. The full text of the play is included with copious notes on language, historical significance and cross-references to other scenes. All are near A4 in size.

Macbeth Student Shakespeare Series

Macbeth Student Shakespeare Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/1999

These popular Shakespeare editions attractively presented and designed to make Shakespeare relevant to students. The plays are initially summarised in lively line illustrations that present the story in pictures to assist students to recognise the plot and major issues. This is followed by an introduction to Shakespeare's life, historical background and settings, and the attitudes of the period. The full text of the play is included with copious notes on language, historical significance and cross-references to other scenes. All are near A4 in size.

The Merchant of Venice Student Shakespeare Series

The Merchant of Venice Student Shakespeare Series

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/1999

These popular Shakespeare editions attractively presented and designed to make Shakespeare relevant to students. The plays are initially summarised in lively line illustrations that present the story in pictures to assist students to recognise the plot and major issues. This is followed by an introduction to Shakespeare's life, historical background and settings, and the attitudes of the period. The full text of the play is included with copious notes on language, historical significance and cross-references to other scenes. All are near A4 in size.

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Henry IV

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Henry IV

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, King Henry IV Part 2 has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Love's Labours Lost

Love's Labours Lost

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/1998

'With the publication of Woudhuysen's Arden 3 edition, the magisterial study of the play that will energise a new generation of readers and directors has now arrived.'Eric Rasmussen, University of Nevada at Reno, Shakespeare Survey

Julius Caesar Teacher's Book

Julius Caesar Teacher's Book

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/1997

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Sonnets

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Sonnets

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/1997

Like the plays in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, The Sonnets has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. Each sonnet is presented with accompanying material which aims to enrich your own experience of the poem, whilst leaving you to make your own mind up about the sonnet rather than having someone else's interpretation and judgement handed down to you. You will find help with unfamiliar words, with imagery, and with other 'poetic' features, as well as suggestions for practical work.

Cambridge School Shakespeare King John

Cambridge School Shakespeare King John

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/1994

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, King John has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version of King John aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/1994

A young man and woman meet by chance and fall instantly in love. But their families are bitter enemies, and in order to be together the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything. Set in a city torn apart by feuds and gang warfare, Romeo and Juliet is a dazzling combination of passion and hatred, bawdy comedy and high tragedy.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra

Cambridge School Shakespeare Antony and Cleopatra

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/1994

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, Antony and Cleopatra has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Cambridge School Shakespeare All's Well that Ends Well

Cambridge School Shakespeare All's Well that Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/11/1993

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, All's Well That Ends Well has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Measure for Measure

Cambridge School Shakespeare Measure for Measure

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/1993

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, Measure for Measure has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version of Measure for Measure aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Richard II

Cambridge School Shakespeare King Richard II

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/1992

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, King Richard II has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version of Richard II aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Comedy of Errors

Cambridge School Shakespeare The Comedy of Errors

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/1991

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, The Comedy of Errors has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Cambridge School Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

Cambridge School Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/1991

Mmsmpo Hamlet

Mmsmpo Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/1990

Hamlet, as part of the Macmillan Modern Shakespeare Series, is a large-format illustrated text which is an ideal and easy introduction to Shakespeares plays. Comprehensive notes appear next to the text for easy reference and explanations are given of difficult language, cultural and historical references.

Mmsmpo Richard III

Mmsmpo Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/03/1989

John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary printed at the back. The edition, which began with The Tempest and ended with The Sonnets, put into practice the techniques and theories that had evolved under the 'New Bibliography'. Remarkably by today's standards, although it took the best part of half a century to produce, the New Shakespeare involved only a small band of editors besides Dover Wilson himself. As the volumes took shape, many of Dover Wilson's textual methods acquired general acceptance and became an established part of later editorial practice, for example in the Arden and New Cambridge Shakespeares.

Mmsmpo As You Like It

Mmsmpo As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/1989

Includes the unabridged text of Shakespeare's classic play plus a complete study guide that helps readers gain a thorough understanding of the work's content and context. The comprehensive guide includes scene-by-scene summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, analytical paper topics, list of characters, bibliography, and more.

Under the Greenwood Tree

Under the Greenwood Tree

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1986

Mmsmpo Merchant Of Venice

Mmsmpo Merchant Of Venice

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1986

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Mmsmpo King Lear

Mmsmpo King Lear

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1986

Includes the unabridged text of Shakespeare's classic play plus a complete study guide that helps readers gain a thorough understanding of the work's content and context. The comprehensive guide includes scene-by-scene summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, analytical paper topics, list of characters, bibliography, and more.

Mmsmpo Julius Caesar

Mmsmpo Julius Caesar

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/1985

FOLGER Shakespeare Library: the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. Each edition includes: - Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play- Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play- Scene-by-scene plot summaries- A key to famous lines and phrases- An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language- An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play- Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare

Mmsmpo Twelfth Night

Mmsmpo Twelfth Night

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/1985

About the Series: No other series of classic texts equals the caliber of the Norton Critical Editions. Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with the comprehensive pedagogical apparatus necessary to appreciate the work fully. Careful editing, first-rate translation, and thorough explanatory annotations allow each text to meet the highest literary standards while remaining accessible to students. Each edition is printed on acid-free paper and every text in the series remains in print. Norton Critical Editions are the choice for excellence in scholarship for students at more than 2,000 universities worldwide.

Mmsmpo Romeo & Juliet

Mmsmpo Romeo & Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/1985

Romeo and Juliet, as part of the Macmillan Modern Shakespeare Series, is a large-format illustrated text which is an ideal and easy introduction to Shakespeares plays. Comprehensive notes appear next to the text for easy reference and explanations are given of difficult language, cultural and historical references.

A Shakespeare Story: As You Like It

A Shakespeare Story: As You Like It

Author: William Shakespeare, Andrew Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/1973

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.

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