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    • ISBN:9781510101456
    • Publication date:12 Jan 2017

Stories from Shakespeare

By Geraldine McCaughrean

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Retellings of the ten Shakespeare plays children first encounter

Geraldine McCaughrean has won many awards for her brilliant versions of classic texts. Here she retells the ten Shakespeare plays children are most likely to come across: Romeo and Juliet, Henry the Fifth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth and The Tempest.
Written in stirring, colourful prose, this book makes a terrific introduction to Shakespeare and makes complex plots easy to follow. The text is punctuated with well-known quotations that give a taste of the real thing, and each play opens with a cast list explaining just who the characters are.

Biographical Notes

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.

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  • ISBN: 9781858813882
  • Publication date: 15 Feb 2001
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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