Andrew Matthews - Hamlet - Hachette Children's Group

Hamlet

By Andrew Matthews
Illustrated by Tony Ross

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's classic play for 6-11 year-olds

Murder most foul... An action-packed retelling of Shakespeare's dark tale of revenge and murder.

With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra. 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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781841213408
  • Publication date: 30 Oct 2003
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Short, brisk, highly readable retellings which make good sense as stories in their own right. As such, they will readily persuade the junior school age-group that Shakespeare himself has lively stories to tell. These little books can be warmly recommended as a first introduction to Shakespeare. — Books for Keeps
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