Shakespeare Stories

Author: Leon Garfield,Michael Foreman,William Shakespeare

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395861400

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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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.
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Shakespeare Stories II

Author: Leon Garfield

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395891094

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 284

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Short-story adaptations of nine of Shakespeare's greatest plays include "Antony and Cleopatra," "Measure for measure," "As you like it," "Cymbeline," and "King Richard the Third"
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Romeo And Juliet

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408318008

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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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. When Romeo and Juliet meet at a masked ball it's love at first sight. But their families are sworn enemies, and the very next day a deadly brawl breaks out between the Montagues and Capulets. Young Romeo is caught up in the fighting and as punishment is banished from the city - and sent away from Juliet for ever... A beautiful retelling of Shakespeare's most famous love story.
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Henry V

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408318032

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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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. King Henry V is new to the throne and declares war on France, England's old enemy, to prove his military strength. As the country prepares for battle, will the young king accomplish the unthinkable - victory on French soil, against an army that outnumbers his troops ten to one? A dramatic retelling of one of Shakespeare's most famous history plays.
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The Tempest

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408318059

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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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. Prospero, a sorcerer and the rightful Duke of Milan, lives on an enchanted island with his daughter, having been driven out of Italy many years before. When his old enemies sail close by the island, Prospero seeks his revenge and conjures a storm to shipwreck them - but his games do not end there... A fantastical retelling of one of Shakespeare's most magical and mysterious plays.
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Richard III

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408318091

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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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.
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Shakespeare's Stories

Tragedies

Author: Beverley Birch,Tony Kerins

Publisher: Bedrick

ISBN: 9780872262270

Category: Drama

Page: 126

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Five of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies--"King Lear," "Othello," "Macbeth," "Hamlet," and "Romeo and Juliet"--are retold in language that is understandable to young readers while retaining the power and emotion of the original work
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Shakespeare's Stories for Young Readers

Author: E. Nesbit

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486114007

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

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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.
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Shakespeare Stories

4 Books in One

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408333821

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Andrew Matthews' classic retellings of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross. This special anniversary edition contains Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and Anthony and Cleopatra, reissued to celebrate 450 years since the Bard's birth. The easy-to-read writing style and fabulous illustrations bring the well-known characters and their stories gloriously to life. A fantastic introduction to Shakespeare for the younger reader.
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Macbeth

Shakespeare Stories for Children

Author: Andrew Matthews

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408318040

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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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. When Macbeth, an ambitious general of the Scottish army, is told by witches that one day he will be king, he becomes consumed by thoughts of royalty and greatness. Encouraged by his wife, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth decides to hasten the prophesy and plots to murder the king, so he can take the crown... A dramatic retelling of this classic Shakespearean tragedy.
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