Shakespeare's Stories (Hardcover)

Shakespeare's Stories By Khoa Le (Illustrator), Samantha Newman, Gaynor Aaltonen Cover Image

Shakespeare's Stories (Hardcover)


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This beautifully illustrated compendium brings the Bard's timeless tales to life for a younger generation, with wit and panache.

Shakespeare's plays have been beloved for so many years that his characters and words have shaped our world today. This collection has adapted these works for younger readers, introducing them iconic characters such as Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and Queen Cleopatra of Egypt.

Sam Newman's cleverly reworked text retains many of Shakespeare's own inimitable turns of phrase, while simplifying and clarifying the language to make stories accessible to children.

The opulent full-color illustrations by award-winning illustrator Khoa Le's will delight young and old alike.

Stories include:
- Antony and Cleopatra
- As You Like It
- Comedy of Errors
- Hamlet
- King Lear
- Love's Labour's Lost
- Macbeth
- The Merchant of Venice
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Much Ado About Nothing
- Othello
- Romeo and Juliet
- The Tempest
- The Winter's Tale
- Twelfth Night
Based in Vietnam, Khoa Le is the author and illustrator of numerous picture books. She has worked with many top publishers, including Hachette and Usbourne and in 2020 she won best illustrator for the Northern Lights Book Awards. Khoa also works as a graphic designer and painter and has participated in several group and solo exhibitions in different Asian countries. Samantha Newman is a children's fiction author with a talent for humour and a flair for the fantastic. She has adapted folk tales from around the world; brought Shakespeare to a modern audience; and remixed fairy tales.
Product Details ISBN: 9781839406133
ISBN-10: 1839406135
Publisher: Arcturus Editions
Publication Date: September 1st, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English