This children's book retells twelve of Shakespeare's most famous plays, such as The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew, as stories for children. Each of the plays is rewritten as short stories or fairy tales suitable to keep the attention of child listeners without sacrificing any essential elements. The book’s introduction cites a child's ability and desire to become familiar with the works of Shakespeare as a stepping-stone toward a greater appreciation of the actual plays later in life.
Understand classic Shakespearean books and plays written in modern English Give children the opportunity to discover the magic of Shakespear for themselves
For children of all ages For people who want to understand Shakespearean novels in simple language. For those who want to familiarize themselves with Shakespearean novels before diving into the originals. For literature teachers and students