Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children

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Smithmark, 1997 - Children's stories, English. - 320 pages
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"Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare" captures the elegance and power of Shakespeare's greatest stories in a style suited to both younger and older readers. Writing in compelling prose laced with Shakespeare's own language, the author takes advantage of the richness of Shakespeare's words in retelling the stories of these classic plays. The great plays -- from "Romeo and Juliet" and "Hamlet" to "Othello" and "The Taming of the Shrew" -- are all included, illustrated by gorgeous color and black-and-white antique prints.
-- Perfect to introduce children to the richness of Shakespeare and his language
-- Widely accessible to modern readers while preserving own language and tone

Collection of quotations from Shakespeare, organized by topic

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E. Nesbit 1858-1924, was an English author and poet, who wrote or collaborated on more than 60 works of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television and are still popular today, such as The Treasure Seekers and Five Children and It.

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