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Shakespeare: His Work & His World

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Rosen makes the life and work of Shakespeare vibrant and exciting in

this perfectly splendid biography. . . . Beautiful and engaging." — KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)

"In exceptionally fresh and vivid terms, the author plies readers with abundant, accurate information on the playwright, his theater, and the plays, looking closely at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET, MACBETH, KING LEAR, and THE TEMPEST. . . . This volume justly serves its spectacular subject." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

"Even readers whose previous experience with Shakespeare has been rounded with sleep will be persuaded by this robust introduction to give it another try." — BOOKLIST (starred review)

Review:

"In exceptionally fresh and vivid terms, the author plies readers with abundant, accurate information on the playwright, his theater, and the plays, looking closely at A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest....This volume justly serves its spectacular subject." School Library Journal

Review:

"Even readers whose previous experience with Shakespeare has been rounded with sleep will be persuaded by this robust introduction to give it another try." Booklist

Review:

"Rosen makes the life and work of Shakespeare vibrant and exciting in this perfectly splendid biography....Beautiful and engaging." Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Michael Rosen is an award-winning author and anthologist of books for young readers including Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection, illustrated by Paul Howard. A lifelong Shakespeare fan, Michael Rosen says of this book, "When I was a kid, I was often taken to see Shakespeare's plays, and my parents helped me to get hold of what was special about Shakespeare. I've written this book in hopes that I can do something along the lines of what my parents did for me."

Robert Ingpen was born in Australia in 1936 and has published more than one hundred acclaimed books. In 1986 he was awarded the highest international accolade for his work, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763632014
Author:
Michael Rosen and Robert Ingpen
Publisher:
Candlewick
Illustrator:
Ingpen, Robert
Author:
Franklin, Kristine L.
Author:
Rosen, Michael
Author:
Ingpen, Robert
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theater
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
Authors, English
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20061114
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 11
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.98x9.00x.34 in. 1.04 lbs.
Age Level:
12-16

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Product details 96 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763632014 Reviews:
"Review" by , "In exceptionally fresh and vivid terms, the author plies readers with abundant, accurate information on the playwright, his theater, and the plays, looking closely at A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest....This volume justly serves its spectacular subject."
"Review" by , "Even readers whose previous experience with Shakespeare has been rounded with sleep will be persuaded by this robust introduction to give it another try."
"Review" by , "Rosen makes the life and work of Shakespeare vibrant and exciting in this perfectly splendid biography....Beautiful and engaging."
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