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Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare

Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare
 

A collection of six retellings of William Shakespeare's best-loved plays - A Midummer Night's Dream , Hamlet , Macbeth , Romeo and Juliet , The Tempest , and Twelfth Night . It also includes a section at the back on the life and times of Shakespeare.

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ISBN 9781409522232
Barcode 9781409522232
Published 1 October 2010 by Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format Hardback, New edition
Author(s) By Shakespeare, William
By Various
Series Clothbound Story Collections
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781409522232
ISBN-10 1409522237
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
Imprint Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publication Date 1 October 2010
International Publication Date 24 September 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Shakespeare, William
By Various
Series Clothbound Story Collections
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 202mm
Spine: 44mm
Weight 1,044g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 822.33;823.0108
Catalogue Code 154908

Description of this Book

This is a wonderful collection of six retellings of William Shakespeare's best-loved plays - a perfect mix of comedy, tragedy, magic and romance, retold for younger readers. It is full of colourful illustrations from the Usborne Young Reading Programme. It contains the plays A Midummer Night's Dream , Hamlet , Macbeth , Romeo and Juliet , The Tempest , and Twelfth Night . It also includes a section at the back on the life and times of Shakespeare.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'A great book for every child's collection' - Parents in Touch; 'A sumptuous publication, illustrated in full colour on every page, with pictures of the characters set at the beginning of each story. The prose is accessible, and the stories race along' - Guardian Children's Books; 'With their usual creative flair and beautiful pictures, Usborne have recently published Illustrated Shakespeare which includes retellings of Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and the Tempest as well as a short biography of the Bard himself - the perfect way to open up Key Stage 2 children to his wonderful plays' - Family Interest

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