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Shakespeare Stories by Leon Garfield

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Foreman (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7466787M
ISBN 100395563976
ISBN 109780395563977

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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood. She included a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names and a list of famous quotations, arranged by Edith Nesbit. Jun 28,  · Top 10 Shakespearean stories in modern fiction There’s something tectonic about Shakespeare’s work that appeals endlessly to other writers – not just the language (although that, too. Shakespeare Stories is a fantastic collection of Shakespeare's famous plays retold in an easy to read accessible style for young readers. There are fantastic illustrations within the text to support the story by the brilliant Tony Ross.4/5. Shakespeare, in a form so simple that children can understand and enjoy them, was the object had in view by the author of these Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare. And that the youngest readers may not stumble in pronouncing any unfamiliar names to be met with in the stories, the editor has prepared and.

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