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Shakespeare Stories 16 Books Children Collection By Andrew Matthews
Shakespeare Stories 16 Books Children Collection By Andrew Matthews
Shakespeare Stories 16 Books Children Collection By Andrew Matthews
Shakespeare Stories 16 Books Children Collection By Andrew Matthews

Shakespeare Stories 16 Books By Andrew Matthews Ages 7-9 - Paperback

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Product Code: B2D0014

ISBN: 9781408344897

Titles in This Set :

1. The Taming of the Shrew,
2. The Merchant of Venice,
3. King Lear,
4. Julius Caesar,
5. Much Ado About Nothing,
6. As You Like It,
7. Richard III,
8. Othello,
9. Antony and Cleopatra,
10. Twelfth Night,
11. Romeo and Juliet,
12. HenryV,
13. Macbeth,
14. The Tempest,
15. A Midsummer Night's Dream,
16. Hamlet.

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The Taming of the Shrew
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?

The Merchant of Venice
In Venice, the merchant Antonio borrows money so his friend can woo a beautiful lady. He agrees that if he doesn't repay Shylock the moneylender, Shylock can take a pound of his flesh. When Antonio's ships sink and he loses his fortune, Shylock insists on the gruesome payment...

King Lear
Foolish and bad-tempered, King Lear divides the kingdom between his two wicked daughters, disowns his honest youngest daughter and banishes his friends. As the kingdom falls apart and Lear's humiliation turns him mad, will he finally realise what he has done?

Julius Caesar
Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king...

Much Ado About Nothing
A lively retelling of Shakespeare's famous work about the foolish ways people behave when they're in love.

As You Like It
When forbidden romance enters their lives, a pair of noblewomen assume disguises and flee to the Forest of Arden, where they encounter a magical world of friendly outlaws and wise fools. Both a lighthearted comedy and a deeper exploration of social and literary issues, this play features a memorable cast of characters and incomparable poetry.

Richard III
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.

Othello
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.

Antony and Cleopatra
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.

Twelfth Night
Twins cause trouble in this classic Shakespeare comedy! With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Appearance in Twelfth Night. 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.

Romeo and Juliet
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun… A beautiful retelling of Shakespeare’s most famous love story.

Henry V
A thrilling retelling of this fantastic historical play. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Patriotism in Henry V.

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.

Macbeth
Out, damned spot! A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Evil in Macbeth. 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.

The Tempest
A charming retelling of this magical tale of power and justice. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Power in the Tempest. 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 Midsummer Night's Dream
The course of true love never did run smooth… A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander’s classic story – and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences…

Hamlet
Murder most foul… An action-packed retelling of Shakespeare’s dark tale of revenge and murder.

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