Stories from Shakespeare

Stories from Shakespeare

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Ten of Shakespeare's greatest plays, retold for children by multi-award winning author Geraldine McCaughrean.

From love, jealousy, greed and betrayal to mad kings, magic and murder, Geraldine McCaughrean retells some of Shakespeare's best-known stories, including Romeo and Juliet, Henry the Fifth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth and The Tempest.

With easy to follow prose punctuated with well-known quotations and featuring a cast list for each play, this accessible collection will delight and entertain readers of all ages.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 20mm | 157g
  • Orion Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1510101454
  • 9781510101456
  • 382,538

Review quote

The contents are not only a pleasing translation, as it were, but written with the hallmarks of a craftsman: skilful simplicity and a well trained eye for the telling phrase.--Theatre Magazine
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About Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean's novels and retellings for children have won her the CARNEGIE MEDAL, GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION AWARD, WHITBREAD AWARD and THE BEEFEATER AWARD. A prolific author who writes for all ages, she lives in Berkshire with her family.

Visit her website at www.geraldinemccaughrean.co.uk
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