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A Shakespeare Story: Richard III

A Shakespeare Story: Richard III

Over two million Shakespeare Shorts sold! Discover the world of Shakespeare with this collection of brilliant stories – perfect for readers of all ages.

Two royal families – the Yorks and the Lancasters – have been fighting for the right to rule England for many years. Finally King Edward IV takes the throne for the House of York, but Edward’s younger brother, Richard, is jealous. Malicious, power-hungry, and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard plans to take the crown for himself – and kill anyone who stands in his way…

A brillaint retelling of Shakespeare’s classic historial play.

Have you read all of The Shakespeare Stories books? Available in this series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, and King Lear.
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Children's / Teenage Fiction & True Stories / Traditional Stories (children's

On Sale: 5th January 2012

Price: £3.98

ISBN-13: 9781408318096

Reviews

An excellent introduction to Shakespeare for the junior reader.
The School Librarian
Andrew Matthews admirably conveys the beauty and power of the original plays. The text is full of the rhythms of spoken language and begs to be read aloud.
Junior Education