Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross

Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare’s most popular and enduring plays, this brand new collection features more Shakespeare Stories than ever before. From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross’s engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
Titles in this series: The Taming of the Shrew, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Richard III, Othello, Antony and Cleopatra, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Macbeth, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet.

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Daniel Berry · 12th November 2019 at 8:02 am

Hamlet – this week I read Hamlet. It was the most brutal book I’ve ever read! People died, there was a ghost and Hamlet came up with some very silly plans! My mum explained to me that these books are a way for children to read and understand Shakespeare’s stories, which I think is a good idea.

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    Mr Cockcroft · 15th November 2019 at 2:36 pm

    Thank you for your contribution Daniel. I’m really pleased you enjoyed the book. What do you plan on reading next?

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    Samuel Aikman · 19th November 2019 at 8:05 pm

    I read King Lear. It is about a king that gets old and how people and his family treat him. I think Shakespeare likes to write about life and death and to tell people to treat old people nicely like a moral to a story. I liked the book even though Shakespear wrote these stories along time ago.

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Alexandra · 10th December 2019 at 6:36 pm

Henry V _ I really enjoyed reading this book because it was very interesting but mostly because I like the William Shakespeare books.

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