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    "Hamlet" for Kids (Shakespeare Can Be Fun! (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Lois Burdett, Foreword by Kenneth Branagh

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    DescriptionPerhaps the best-known of Shakespeare's tragedies, Hamlet has all the ingredients for a gripping story: revenge and power, familial love and betrayal, dramatic sword fights, dark spooky scenes. Once again Lois Burdett has woven her own brand of magic by transforming Shakespeare's complex verse into simple rhyming couplets. She has created a version of Hamlet especially for children, even as young as seven, and one that readers of all ages will enjoy. The author's own pupils have created wonderful drawings of Hamlet to illustrate her fluid rhymes. Their artistic interpretations are vivid evidence of her clever ability to bring Shakespeare's complex characters and intricate plots to life for young people.


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    Title
    "Hamlet" for Kids
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lois Burdett, Foreword by Kenneth Branagh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781552095300
    ISBN 10: 1552095304
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22880
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AH
    BIC subject category V2: YQE
    BIC E4L: NF7+
    DC21: 822.33
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    DC22: 822.33
    B&T General Subject: 214
    Libri: I-C9
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 822.3/3
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    B&T Book Type: EN
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JNF017000
    BIC subject category V2: 5AH
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR2878.H3 B87 2000
    Thema V1.0: YNDS, YPCA9
    Illustrations note
    100 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
    Imprint name
    FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    03 May 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Ontario
    Author Information
    Lois Burdett is in great demand throughout the world for her workshops where she instructs educators how to familiarize young children with Shakespeare. She has received Encyclopedia Britannica's Award for Early Childhood Education, Canada's Meritorious Service Medal, the Canadian Teachers' Federation's Hilroy Fellowship, and two writers' awards.
    Review quote
    Ideal for introducing the play (and Shakespeare) in the classroom or before the theatre.--Susan Perren"Globe and Mail" (05/27/2000)