Wills quill, or how a goose saved shakespeare by don freeman. The shakespeare stories 16 books by andrew matthews and. Mar 19, 2015 the beginning of each book starts with a onepage introduction on who shakespeare was. Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered. Twenty shakespeare childrens stories the complete 20 books boxed collection.
Charming and humorously told by the authorillustrator famous for the corduroy books, this is the tale of a friendship between a goose and william shakespeare. Shakespeare stories for children a shakespeare story book 8 kindle edition by matthews, andrew, ross, tony. Antony and cleopatra 16061607 the story of mark antony, roman military leader and triumvir, who is madly in love with cleopatra, queen of egypt. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading macbeth. Apr 25, 2016 best shakespeare books for younger children. The life of william shakespeare william shakespeare was known as the great bard of stratford because he was a famous poet and playwright. Each selected play is rewritten in narrative form to make it easier for young ones to follow, and in the process. Every play and poem in popup 3d by the reduced shakespeare company. The complete collection hardback and audio hamlet, prince of denmark hamlet is one of the most popular tragedies written by shakespeare. William shakespeare was an english poet and playwright, and he is considered one of the greatest writers of all time. This brilliant collection features more shakespeare stories than ever before, from the tragedy of macbeth and the epic the tempest, through to the humour of much ado about nothing. A midsummer nights dream, macbeth, romeo and juliet, the tempest, hamlet, twelfth night, antony and cleopatra, much ado about nothing, the merchant of venice, henry v, julius caesar, as you like it, othello, the taming of the shrew, richard iii, and king lear.
The childrens shakespeare read book online for free. Apr 22, 2014 shakespeare stories author andrew matthews fell in love with shakespeare when he was 11yearsold. Also available at amazon in hardcover and kindle editions invisible alligators by hayes roberts little sari. Shakespeare s granddaughter, elizabeth hall, was baptized at holy trinity church in stratford. Shakespeare childrens stories 20 books boxed set the complete collection rrp. Four brothers each learn a very important skill that they use to save a. He is often called englands national poet and the bard of avon or simply the bard.
Beautiful stories from shakespeare written as stories for children, by classic childrens book author edith nesbit. He had two older sisters, two younger sisters and three younger brothers. Now, in athens, where they lived, there was a wicked law, by which any girl who refused to marry according to her. Fascinating, pleasantly illustrated, simple and easytoread, these shakespeare stories for children will make your kids love the magical world of literature.
Read the best free children s stories and kids books about dragons, including classic fairy tales and chapter books about dragons, here at storyberries. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Shakespeare stories collection set 20 childrens books pack set book. Shakespeare 16 books childrens story collection set by tony ross andrew matthews on. This children s book retells twelve of shakespeare s most popular plays as stories for children. In the introduction of shakespeares stories for young children, e. Best shakespeare books for younger children childrens. Buy a discounted boxed, slipcased or casebound of the shakespeare stories online from australias leading online bookstore. A midsummer nights dream hermia and lysander were lovers. This book would be a perfect way to introduce kids to shakespeare. She explains that her children love shakespeares story lines but at the time were too young to enjoy the actual play.
A collection of folk tales, ballads, and fairy tales that inspired the works of william shakespeare. The play is focused around how hamlet learns the truth about his fathers death and seeks revenge only for this to be his own downfall. Buy twenty shakespeare children s stories the complete 20 book box set collection 20 shakespeare children s stories by macaw books isbn. Top 10 shakespeare books for children childrens books. A friendly frog helps a queen and a princess to escape a lion witch. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. A shakespeare children s story shakespeare children s stories 20 shakespeare children s stories easy classics by macaw books isbn.
Now, in athens, where they lived, there was a wicked law, by. Online drama classes with your kids can come with some challenges. Extremely fun and informative for introducing shakespeare to children in a fun, but not too young, way. Sold by the book discounter and ships from amazon fulfillment. The books in this set are published by everymans library. Shakespeare childrens stories 20 books boxed complete. Shakespeare stories collection set 20 childrens books pack. These beautifully narrated books have been simplified for an easy read.
Twenty shakespeare childrens stories the complete audio collection a shakespeare childrens story audio cd december 3, 2015 by macaw books author. Description a collection of stories that inspired seven of shakespeare s bestknown plays includes tales of adventure, love, destiny, and magic. The shakespeare stories collection 16 books collection book. Beautiful stories from shakespeare written as stories for children, by classic children s book author edith nesbit. A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. Trying to read actual shakespeare plays can be a bit of a process, especially for kids. Children will love these and they are guaranteed to captivate them and.
Shakespeare childrens stories collection 20 books set. The shakespeare stories, 16book collection boxed set by. A story about a friendship between a firefighter and his dog during the australian bushfires. While the plays of shakespeare are not based directly on the stories we know today, they often find their roots in the same legends. The shakespeare stories collection 16 books book people. These fun retellings can help make shakespeare accessible and entertaining to kids and young adults. This retelling of shakespeares comedy is perfect for kids that like fairy tales and humor. Download pdf 20 shakespeare childrens stories free. Children will love these and they are guaranteed to captivate. His quest for revenge leads him into a world of mayhem, madness and murder.
Shakespeare 16 books childrens story collection set by. Lois burdetts success in introducing shakespeare to children is reflected in her growing international reputation. Charles and mary lamb introduce children to the magic of shakespeare with these ten favorite tales. The most famous shakespeare stories in english for children in hd quality. Shakespeare books for children shakespeare stories for ks1.
Lady macbeth loves the idea of becoming a queen and. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of tony rosss engaging blackandwhite illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an. Twenty shakespeare childrens stories book by william. A shakespeare childrens story boxed set 20book groupon. These beautifully illustrated books have been thoughtfully narrated and simplified for an easy read.
Shakespeares classic story retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. Children will love these and they are d to captivate them and help develop their reading skills. Providing an excellent introduction to shakespeare for younger readers, this wonderful set with engaging illustrations is perfect for those over the age of 6. Have you read all of the shakespeare stories books. Childrens storybooks online stories for kids of all ages. Buy a discounted boxed, slipcased or casebound of the shakespeare stories online from australia s leading online bookstore. Shakespeare 16 books childrens story collection set by tony. Pdf download 20 shakespeare childrens stories free. Shakespeares stories for young readers dover childrens. However, time, access to technology, lack of bandwidth, and a variety of other reasons can hinder you and your kids for doing a zoom type presentation. A collection of 20 of our favourite shakespeare plays, simplified and suitably narrated for younger readers.
This collection is an absolute musthave for shakespeare fans and anyone looking to understand why hes considered one of literatures great geniuses. William shakespeare books, author biography, and reading. We are committed to offering the best value to our members, with a riskfree 100% satisfaction guarantee on both your membership and merchandise. From hamlet to king lear to romeo and juliet, the books collected in the shakespeare childrens story set introduce kids to some of the most revered works in the western literary canon. This is a great way to introduce them to the stories that are palatable for kids so that when they read the plays later in life, they have an understanding of the story arc. See more ideas about books, childrens books and shakespeare stories. Discover the world of shakespeare with this collection of brilliant stories perfect for readers of all ages.
Beautiful stories from shakespeare free kids books. 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. Shakespeare books for children shakespeare stories for. This 20 book set includes romeo and juliet, hamlet, the tragedy of macbeth, a midsummer nights dream, a winters tale, the taming of the shrew, the tempest, twelfth night, timon of athens, the two gentlemen of verona, the merchant of venice, othello, much ado about nothing, king lear, julius caesar, cymbeline, the comedy of errors, as you like it, anthony and cleopatra and alls well that. Shakespeare left the clever and business savvy susanna most of his property upon his death in 1616, and she and john left hall s croft to live at shakespeare s home, known as new place, where they oversaw the affairs of susanna s mother. Read william shakespeare books online the literature page. Original title isbn 97818412408 published on 20021010. Storyberries fairy tales, bedtime stories and kids poems. Although simplified, these stories dont originally written to be an introduction to the study of shakespeare, shakespeare for children is much more entertaining than thatsome of shakespeare s bestloved plays, comic and tragic, are retold. We have the following works by william shakespeare. Hamlet is one of the most popular tragedies written by shakespeare.
My junior year in college i took a children s lit course and then in my free time the next summer read over fifty books about shakespeare for children or teens. With notes on shakespeare and the globe theatre and evil in macbeth. Bringing the bard to your childrens bookshelves might seem like a scary prospect for parents whether youre. The little gingerbread man by carol moore a surprising new version of the classic gingerbread man fairy tale the journey of the noble gnarble by daniel errico illustrated by christian colabelli deep below the ocean waves a gnarble fish dreams of seeing the sun and sky. Click download or read online button to 20 shakespeare childrens stories book pdf for free now. Twenty shakespeare childrens stories the complete 20. This first book is a picture book for the little ones, but the other two are excellent middle schoolhigh school reads. Booktopia has the shakespeare stories, 16 book collection boxed set by andrew matthews. William probably studied latin, greek and history, and left school when he was 14 or 15. Usborne has some beautiful books to introduce children to shakespeare, including sticker books, stories from shakespeare and collectible gift editions to treasure. The twists, turns, and confusion of the original story are delightfully portrayed and beautifully illustrated, creating a funny and visually appealing picture book. This retelling of shakespeare s comedy is perfect for kids that like fairy tales and humor. William shakespeare engraving book set juniper books.
His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative. Here he picks out his 10 favourite shakespeare books for children on the eve of the bard s 450th. His work comprises 36 plays, 154 sonnets, and two narrative poems. Lois burdett s success in introducing shakespeare to children is reflected in her growing international reputation. Download 20 shakespeare childrens stories in pdf and epub formats for free. Top 10 shakespeare books for children childrens books the. Shakespeare stories author andrew matthews fell in love with shakespeare when he was 11yearsold. Macaw books and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. This set includes 12 paperback books in the a shakespeare childrens story series. We did a zoom of our hamlet for kids for teachers by teachers, and it was fantastic and a great way to engage your kids back into performances. A complete set of 20 stories by our favourite playwright, william shakespeare an excellent way to introduce young readers to these classic.
Buy twenty shakespeare childrens stories the complete 20 book box set collection 20 shakespeare childrens stories by macaw books isbn. She will prepare a feast for the king and his son, and many. When a ghostly figure appears to prince hamlet, he discovers the dreadful truth about his fathers death. Romeo and juliet for kids by lois burdett, william. Shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratford, england. Shakespeare stories for children a shakespeare story book 8. Sofa shakespeare for kids shakespeare for kids books. Her books and workshops for teachers have captured the attention and imagination of parents, educators, and lovers of shakespeare around the world, including the american national council of teachers of english and the international reading association. In the mysterious and exotic land of ancient egypt, a courageous roman general and a beautiful queen fall madly in love. A shakespeare story shakespeare stories by author andrew matthews in pdf epub. Twenty shakespeare childrens stories the complete audio. Children will love these and they are guaranteed to captivate them and help develop their reading skills. The best childrens short bedtime stories, updated weekly. The usborne complete shakespeare this collection of stories from all shakespeares plays, with beautiful illustrations and quotations, is the perfect introduction to shakespeare.
William shakespeare shakespeare william shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratforduponavon, in england. Unfortunately, in these character descriptions there is a bit of plot given away that while it wouldnt surprise an adult, could potentially spoil the play for your child. Each of the plays are rewritten as short stories or fairy tales suitable to keep the attention of. The winters take, macbeth, the tempest, much ado about nothing, romeo. Pebbles present shakespeare stories in english for kids. To celebrate, weve rounded up free copies of the 30 most popular works by the great author on project gutenberg. Shakespeares stories, illustrated in glorious fullcolour illustrations by michael foreman, contains twelve plays all of which are told in florid versions of the stories which plumb the. Shakespeare 16 books childrens story collection set by tony ross. Discover book depository s huge selection of children s books online. His exact date of birth is uncertain, but it is thought to have been april 23. Shakespeare how did this guy stamp his mark on the whole world. 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. The worlds most valuable childrens books do you have one. A shakespeare childrens story shakespeare children.1629 992 290 464 1502 983 1049 1362 224 1056 1361 539 947 907 264 841 938 1105 558 255 140 186 5 212 1140 47 701 665 152 1013 105 784 24 940 846