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A comic-strip retelling of seven of Shakespeare's most popular plays, including "Romeo and Juliet", "Hamlet", "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Macbeth", "Julius Caesar", "The Winter's Tale" and "The Tempest". The comic-strips include Shakespeare's dialogue and the rowdy remarks of the audience.
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Marcia Williams is a successful author/illustrator and, with her distinctive cartoon-strip style, has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children, including The Adventures of Robin Hood (9781406311372), Greek Myths (9781406303476) and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories (9781406305630). Her latest books are Archie's War (9781406304275 ), a child's diary of the First World War and My Secret War Diary by Flossie Albright (9781406309409), a Second World War journal. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.Review:
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 * Detailed artwork, terrific design, great stories. * The Daily Telegraph * A glorious retelling, in a highly individual style. * The Bookseller * 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 * This is an ingenious and delightful book -- Andrew Matthews * The Guardian * "...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 *
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110744555027
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