Hear, Hear, Mr. Shakespeare: Story, Illustrations, and Selections from Shakespeare's Plays

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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In the sleepy English market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, poet and playwright William Shakespeare is at work tending his garden when a maiden and a lad stop by to announce that a merry troupe of players is approaching. The troupe, on its way to London, hopes to be invited to perform for the queen. The actors, however, are in need of a lively new play, and just maybe Shakespeare can help. In this fanciful and festive recreation of Elizabethan Stratford, Bruce Koscielniak brings the spirit of the times alive with fun-filled pictures and Shakespeare's own incomparable words, here made accessible to young readers.
 

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HEAR, HEAR, MR. SHAKESPEARE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This scattershot introduction to the Bard's language and times superimposes topically related sound bites from the plays over a brief picture-book encounter between Shakespeare, gardening behind his ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Bruce Koscielniak is the author and illustrator of several books for children; he is also a musician who has played the violin and jazz guitar for many years. He lives in the Berkshires region of Massachusetts.

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