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Classics in Graphics: Shakespeare's Othello

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781445190235

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Shakespeare’s Othello like you’ve never seen it – or read it – before!

Classics in Graphics: Othello has been adapted into a graphic novel by expert authors, Steve Skidmore and Steve Barlow, with illustrations by Kevin Hopgood. Watch Iago’s slimy plan play out like an irresistible thriller – as Othello’s self-doubt turns to fury and becomes more and more consuming.

Classics in Graphics is a series of graphic novels for children aged 10 plus that has inclusion at its heart, flinging wide the doors of literature for everyone to enter and understand. Including dyslexia-friendly design on every page, and encouraging readers to relate to these iconic roles – casting spells, falling in love and winning duels. Each graphic novel includes pitch-perfect illustrations for presenting the tragic, the romantic, the comedic, the magical, as well as:
– snappy simplified text presenting Shakespeare’s themes clearly
– introductory materials to help set the scene and context of each story
– heaps of extra material at the back to keep the learning and fun going, including an exploration of themes in the play, the language, Shakespeare’s inspirations, the publication and performance of the play in history, a timeline of Shakespeare’s life and works, and much more!

Plays available in the series include: Macbeth, The Tempest, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Twelfth Night

Praise for the Classics in Graphics series: “[…] an encouraging entry point to Shakespeare for my kids, and […] an excellent job converting challenging language and literary themes to make it very inclusive, smoothing ease of understanding dialogue, plot, and narration without dumbing it down.” – EricWilliamson, http://www.leagueofcomicgeeks.com