Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children: Being a Choice Collection from the World's Greatest Classic Writer Wm. Shakespeare
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children Being a Choice Collection from the World's Greatest Classic Writer Wm Shakespeare Author:William Shakespeare Evelyn Nesbitt, famed author of more than 60 books for juveniles, reproduces the might and majesty of Shakespeare's stories in a form so that children can understand and enjoy them. Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest--20 of the great dramas and comedies in all--are presented in this masterpi... more »ece of children's literature. The book takes several steps to hold the interest of even the youngest readers. Charming period drawings accompany the plays, rendering the lead roles as children. To keep even the smallest of tongues from tripping over tough names, characters are indexed with pronunciations. Finally, a collection of quotes, organized by subject and in the original Shakespearean verse, builds the bridge between these prose stories and the magic of the Bard's own language.
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare For Children is a rare and valuable book. Charming and fun on it's own, it successfully draws upon the riches of Shakespeare and his stories, making it an important addition to a collection that all of us, especially our children, should know and love.« less