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Shakespeare s Stories for Young Readers

Author : E. Nesbit
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Twelve of the Bard's most famous plays, delightfully adapted for young readers: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, As You Like It, and eight others.

Fairy Tales for Young Readers

Author : E. Nesbit
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A collection of nine fairy tales retold, including such favorites as Cinderella and Puss in Boots, as well as the less familiar stories of Dick Whittington and His Cat and Hop-o'-my-Thumb.

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author : Edith Nesbit
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Eleven of Shakespeare's plays rewritten in narrative form. Includes a brief biography on Shakespeare, and the social customs that existed when he was a boy.

Julius Caesar

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Over two million Shakespeare Shorts sold! Discover the world of Shakespeare with this collection of brilliant stories - perfect for readers of all ages. Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds, a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king... A brilliant retelling of Shakespeare's famous Roman 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.

Richard III

Author : Andrew Matthews
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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.

Hamlet

Author : Andrew Matthews
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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. 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.

Othello

Author : Andrew Matthews
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I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at... A great retelling of this tragic tale of jealousy and human frailty. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Jealousy in Othello. 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. 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.

The Tempest

Author : Andrew Matthews
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A charming retelling of this magical tale of power and justice. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Power in the Tempest. 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. 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.

Romeo And Juliet

Author : Andrew Matthews
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But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun... A beautiful retelling of Shakespeare's most famous love story. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Hate in Romeo and Juliet. 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. 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.

The Merchant of Venice

Author : Andrew Matthews
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Over two million Shakespeare Shorts sold! Discover the world of Shakespeare with this collection of brilliant stories - perfect for readers of all ages. In Venice, the merchant Antonio borrows money so his friend can woo a beautiful lady. He agrees that if he doesn't repay Shylock the moneylender, Shylock can take a pound of his flesh. When Antonio's ships sink and he loses his fortune, Shylock insists on the gruesome payment... A dramatic retelling of this classic Shakespeare story. 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.

The Young Reader s Shakespeare Macbeth

Author : Adam N. McKeown
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Presents a young reader's version of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" about a Scottish nobleman and his wife who resort to murder and treachery in their pursuit for power and then are haunted by the corpses of their victims.

Twelfth Night

Author : Andrew Matthews
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Twins cause trouble in this classic Shakespeare comedy! With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Appearance in Twefth Night. 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. 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.

More Shakespeare Stories For Children

Author : William Shakespeare
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Children s Stories in English Literature from Shakespeare to Tennyson

Author : Henrietta Christian Wright
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Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults

Author : Naomi Miller
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Shakespeare Stories

Author : Leon Garfield
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An acclaimed author has rewritten twelve of Shakespeare's plays in narrative form, retaining much of the original language, and thus the flavor of the bard's dramas.

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories

Author : Angela McAllister
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Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare. Featuring much-loved classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is rewritten in a comprehensive way that is accessible for children and stunningly illustrated by collage artist Alice Lindstrom. This lavish follow-up to A Year Full of Stories and A World Full of Animal Stories is the perfect gift for book lovers young and old.

Bookmine Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare

Author : Shakespeare
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No-one can imagine English literature without Sir William Shakespeare, whose dramatic plays, sonnets and narrative poems have become timeless classics. Not only did he amass a cherished body of work, but four hundred years ago, he even invented many words in use in English now. A hundred years ago, children’s author, E.Nesbit felt that young readers, too, should enjoy Shakespeare’s writings. From Macbeth and The Merchant of Venice to Twelfth Night and King Lear, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare brings together twenty tales from Shakespeare, retold in clear, simple prose. Nesbit makes the complex language of his greatest plays easy to enjoy, making her retellings the perfect introduction to Shakespeare’s masterly works. Plus! 32 Extra special pages from BookMine Gems. Know more about the authors, their works and times as well as things to think about and do!

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare Annotated

Author : Edith Nesbit
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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-The purpose of realizing this historical context is to approach the understanding of a historical epoch from the elements provided by the text. Hence the importance of placing the document in context. It is necessary to unravel what its author or authors have said, how it has been said, when, why and where, always relating it to its historical moment.Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a 1907 collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and recounting the works of William Shakespeare in a way that can be easily understood. She included a short biography of Shakespeare, a pronunciation guide to some of the toughest names, and a list of famous quotes, organized by topic.- A brief life of Shakespeare - A midsummer night's dream - The tempest - As you like it - The winter's tale - King Lear - Twelfth night - Much ado about nothing - Romeo and Juliet - Pericles - Hamlet - Cymbeline - Macbeth - The comedy of errors - The merchant of Venice - Timon of Athens - Othello - The taming of the shrew - Measure for measure - Two gentlemen of Verona - All's well that ends well - Pronouncing vocabulary of names - Quotations from Shakespeare .--

Children s Stories from Shakespeare

Author : E. Nesbit
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Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.