Stories from Shakespeare

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Pearson Education, 1999 - 124 pages
Prepare to meet with witches, ghosts, mad kings and murderers in these retellings of ten of the best-known Shakespeare plays.

The moving and tragic events of Romeo and Juliet; the chilling and bloody actions in Macbeth and the unearthly and mysterious happenings of The Tempest are just some of the stirring retellings this book contains.

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About the author (1999)

Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England on June 6, 1951. She was educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She has written more than 160 books and plays for children and adults. Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, The Canterbury Tales, and The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World, which is a collection of stories from all over the world. She has received numerous awards including three Whitbread Children's Book Awards for A Little Lower Than the Angels, Gold Dust, and Not the End of the World. She also received the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for A Pack of Lies, the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for Gold Dawn, the Michael L. Printz Award for The White Darkness, and the 2018 Carnegie Medal for children's and YA books for her middle-grade novel Where the World Ends.

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