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Publisher Comments:

Here are twelve of Shakespeare's most memorable plays, presented in a fresh narrative form to delight both those who know the plays well and those who are new to them. Dramatic color illustrations and varied black-and-white drawings perfectly capture the mood of each story.

Synopsis:

By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned twelve of the Elizabethan playwright's most memorable dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Michael Foreman's dramatic color illustrations and varied black-and-white line drawings are the perfect complement to this celebration of Shakespeare's genius.

About the Author

Leon Garfield, the distinguished author of more than thirty books for children and adults, has won numerous literary awards and honors, including the Carnegie Medal. Before his death in 1996, he lived in London with his wife, author Vivien Alcock, and their daughter.

Table of Contents

Twelfth night — King Lear — The tempest — The merchant of Venice — The taming of the shrew — King Richard the Second — King Henry IV, part one --Hamlet — Romeo and Juliet — Othello — A midsummer night's dream — Macbeth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395861400
ill.:
Foreman, Michael
Author:
Foreman, Michael
Author:
Garfield, Leon
Author:
Foreman, Michael
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Children's stories, English
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 1.82 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned twelve of the Elizabethan playwright's most memorable dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them. Michael Foreman's dramatic color illustrations and varied black-and-white line drawings are the perfect complement to this celebration of Shakespeare's genius.
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