Publication Date: 07/09/2009 ISBN: 9781406323344 Category:

Mr William Shakespeare’s Plays

Marcia Williams

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date: 07/09/2009 ISBN: 9781406323344 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£7.99

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Description

Seven classic Shakespeare plays presented in an accessible comic strip format.

Take your place in the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare’s day to see seven of his best-loved plays in performance. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest are all brought vividly to life in Marcia Williams’ gloriously accessible comic-strip versions, which include the bard’s own dialogue and the rowdy remarks of the audience.

Publisher Review

"...these editions in Williams' comic strip style are perfect for introducing young children to the plays while sharing the excitement of live performance. * Books for Keeps * This is an ingenious and delightful book -- Andrew Matthews * The Guardian * One of the most inviting introductions to Shakespeare's plays and to Tudor theatre for young children . . . the distinctive and detailed cartoons are superb . . . an excellent resource to help inspire children in drama, writing and drawing * Books for Keeps, 10 best books to introduce children to William Shakespeare * A glorious retelling, in a highly individual style. * The Bookseller * Detailed artwork, terrific design, great stories. * The Daily Telegraph * A good place for children to begin to realise that reading the greatest poet in the English language might not be such an elitist chore. * The Observer *

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