Synopses & Reviews
Humorous, romantic, and thoroughly enchanting, A Midsummer Nightand#8217;s Dream
is one of Shakespeareand#8217;s most delicious confections. Now, with this stunningly illustrated and accessible retelling, his gossamer tale of mixed-up love among humans and fairies will captivate todayand#8217;s young readers. Seamlessly weaving the original playand#8217;s exquisite words into modern language, Adam McKeown eases children into Shakespeareand#8217;s magical world, while Antonio Javier Caparoand#8217;s magnificent art superbly captures the characters and the action.To aid understanding, Renaissance scholar McKeown provides thought-provoking background on Shakespeare and the play, a and#147;Whoand#8217;s Whoand#8221; of the characters, and fascinating questions for young readers to ponder.
About the Author
Adam McKeown has taught Shakespeare, Renaissance culture, and writing at New York University, Clarkson University, and Princeton, and is currently a professor at Adelphi University in Long Island.