William Shakespeare is arguably the most pivotal and widely read figure in the history of English literature. This comprehensive collection highlights some of the bard's best works, adapted to be more easily read and digestible for children. Featured within are some of the bard's most famous and compelling works, including:
The Comedy of Errors
The Merchant of Venice
Romeo and Juliet
And many more
Paired alongside gorgeous classic illustrations by notable Golden Age illustrator Arthur Rackham, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children makes a magnificent gift and great addition to any young reader's budding library.
Author: E. Nesbit Publisher: Racehorse for Young Readers Published: 11/06/2018 Pages: 192 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.50lbs Size: 8.50h x 6.80w x 0.90d ISBN: 9781631582745 Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author E. Nesbit was a prolific English author, editor, and poet. Throughout her career, she penned or contributed to more than sixty works of fiction, poetry, picture books, and compilations of literature, although her primary success came from her children's books. She died in 1924, possibly due to lung cancer.
Arthur Rackham is often considered a primary figure in the Golden Age of book illustration. Born in Lewisham, England, in 1867, Rackham spent the majority of his life dedicated to his career in illustrating. His work has been featured in some of the most desirable editions of classic works, such as Rip Van Winkle, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, Gulliver's Travels, Mother Goose, The Wind in the Willows, and many more. He died in 1939 in Limpsfield, Surrey.