The Comedy, History and Tragedy of William Shakespeare PDF ePub eBook

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The Comedy, History and Tragedy of William Shakespeare free pdf Published in time for the 400th annivesary of his death in 2016, this is a first introduction to William Shakespeare - his life, times and plays - from his school life in Stratford-upon-Avon to living in Elizabethan London and co-owning the Globe theatre. The light-hearted but authoritative text combines with Adria's Meserve's magical illustrations to capture the world of the Tudor theatre. The book also contains clever and extremely useful short summaries of some of Shakespeare's best-loved plays - including comedies such as Midsummer's Night Dream and Twelfth Night, histories such as Henry V and Richard III and tragedies such as Macbeth and Hamlet. This is a beautiful, entertaining and accessible picture book about the world's most famous writer. It was shortlisted for the English 4-11 Awards and highly commended, with a special mention, in the SLA Information Book Award.

About Anna Claybourne

Adria Meserve is an established picture book author and illustrator, whose books include No Room for Napoleon and Smog the City Dog (both Random House). She has a unique artwork style, mixing classic painting techniques with collage to create artwork that is beautiful, delicate and humorous. For this book, she has drawn on her background in set and costume design, and has enjoyed researching Elizabethan art, costumes and architecture to bring authenticity and accuracy to her work. Adria was born in the United States but now lives in London. Anna Claybourne is a versatile and well-respected author and editor of children's books. She has an MA in English Literature and counts Shakespeare as one of her specialisms, having written both Usbourne's Stories from Shakespeare and World of Shakespeare. She lives in Edinburgh.

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Author : Anna Claybourne
Publisher : Franklin Watts Ltd
Data Published : 10 September 2015
ISBN : 1445131889
EAN : 9781445131887
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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