Stories from Shakespeare

by Marchette Chute

Publisher: Bt Bound

Written in English
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  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
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Open LibraryOL9564508M
ISBN 100808509314
ISBN 109780808509318

Jan 13,  · 70+ channels, unlimited DVR storage space, & 6 accounts for your home all in one great price. In Stories from Shakespeare, Marchette Chute opens wide the gateway to the most varied and glorious world ever created by one man. Her retellings of all thirty-six First Folio plays are superbly lucid. It is not Ms. Chute's purpose to provide a substitute for these immortal comedies, Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. The first volume of David Timson's series retelling of the stories from Shakespeare's plays was widely praised by newspaper and educators alike. Here is volume 2, with more key plays. Including Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, and Henry IV, all texts which regularly appear on the exam syllabus. As before, the stories are illustrated by. 10 best Shakespeare books for kids | Rhapsody of Words. By Shakespeare News February 1, One Comment. If you want a good book to help introduce kids to Shakespeare, what books should you look for? What about collections of Shakespeare Stories? There are a bunch more that fall into this category, but I’m going to advise against Lamb.

Discover the world of Shakespeare with these brilliant retellings of sixteen of Bard's best-loved plays. This brilliant collection features more Shakespeare Stories than ever before, from the tragedy of 'Macbeth' and the epic 'The Tempest', through to the humor of 'Much Ado About Nothing'. Book Description: Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare. Featuring much-loved classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is rewritten in a comprehensive way that is accessible for children and stunningly illustrated by collage artist Alice Lindstrom. book, besides a world of sprightly and cheerful characters, both men and women, the humour of which it was feared would be lost if it were attempted to reduce the length of them. What these Tales shall have been to the young readers, that and much more it is the writers' wish that the true Plays of . May 31,  · Booktopia has The Shakespeare Stories, Book Collection Boxed Set by Andrew Matthews. Buy a discounted Boxed, Slipcased or Casebound of The Shakespeare Stories online from Australia's leading online bookstore.5/5(4).

Marchette Chute, in the Introduction to her famous retelling of Shakespeare's stories, summarizes one of the reasons for Shakespeare's immeasurable fame: William Shakespeare was the most remarkable storyteller that the world has ever known. Homer told of adventure and men at war, Sophocles and Tolstoy told of tragedies and of people in trouble. By skillfully weaving his own prose with Shakespeare's language, Leon Garfield has refashioned twelve of the Elizabethan playwright's most memorable dramas into stories, capturing all the richness of the characters, plot, mood, and setting. This format will delight both those who know the great dramatist's works and those who are new to them/5(5). Discover some of Shakespeare's greatest works with the Usborne Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare. Simply retold, with some direct quotes from Shakespeare, each story is wonderfully illustratedgiving readers the opportunity to watch as each play unfolds right before their eyes. Includes stories: Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, and Usborne. Get this from a library! Stories from Shakespeare. [Marchette Chute; Bruce Rogers; Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress); Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Retells in prose the 36 comedies, tragedies, and histories appearing in Shakespeare's First Folio.

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May 08,  · But hey - there is HBO in this world that kids are exposed to lol, and Shakespeare’s stories have it all - sex, violence and other “rock-n-roll”).

So, I think these books are such a great idea to introduce kids to Shakespeare, for a gift or as party favors!/5(26). This book does an excellent job of describing the plots, settings, and characters of the stories of all Shakespeare's plays.

The author also provides good background detail of the time, relevant facts from Shakespeare's life, and some not-excessively-detailed analysis where by: Usborne Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A collection of six of Shakespeare’s be /5. Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood.

She included a brief Shakespeare biography, a pronunciation guide to some of the more difficult names and a list of famous quotations, arranged by Edith Nesbit.

Jun 28,  · Top 10 Shakespearean stories in modern fiction There’s something tectonic about Shakespeare’s work that appeals endlessly to other writers – not just the language (although that, too.

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. 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 William Shakespeare Page at American Literature, featuring a biography and Free Library of the author's Novels, Stories, Poems, Letters, and Texts. Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare written as stories for children, by classic children’s book author Edith Nesbit. by: Edith Nesbit. Excerpt: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Hermia and Lysander were lovers; but Hermia’s father wished her to marry another man, named Demetrius.

Now, in Athens, where they lived, there was a wicked law, by which any girl who refused to marry according to her. The life of William Shakespeare William shakespeare was known as the great Bard of Stratford because he was a famous poet and playwright.

He also boug. Beautiful Stories From Shakespeare (A Facsimile of the Edition - Being a Choice Collection from the World's Greatest Classic Writer) by Nesbit, retold by E.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Apr 30,  · It's the end of Shakespeare's birthday week, but the playwright has provided year-round inspiration for writers from Herman Melville to Patricia HighsmithAuthor: Sally O'reilly.

Hence this volume. To reproduce the entertaining stories contained in the plays of 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.

Oct 01,  · In Stories from Shakespeare, Marchette Chute opens wide the gateway to the most varied and glorious world ever created by one man.

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William Shakespeare remains a mysterious figure regarding to his personal history. There are only two primary sources for information: his works, and various legal and church documents that have survived.

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, around April 23, The Book’s the Thing: Shakespeare for Kids of All Ages by Dena McMurdie. I wanted to introduce my kids to Shakespeare, but I was concerned his stories were too scary, too gory, and too complex for children. However, after some digging, I found several options that made Shakespeare accessible and entertaining for kids and young adults.

May 12,  · Buy The Shakespeare Stories (Includes 16 books) by Andrew Matthews, Tony Ross (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(). Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works.

She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. Tales from Shakespeare is an English children's book written by brother and sister Charles and Mary Lamb in The book is designed to make the stories of Shakespeare's plays familiar to the young.

Mary Lamb was responsible for the comedies, while Charles. Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection of twenty stories retold by the great Edith Nesbit. First released in with the goal of making the great plays that have influenced western culture easily understandable for children, these re-tellings have been a perfect introduction to & /5.

This collection of stories from all Shakespeare’s plays, with beautiful illustrations and quotations, is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare. Each story includes short details about the main characters, and famous and memorable quotations from the play.

It is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and is believed to have been written sometime between and The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is Aprilwhen Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre.

It was first published in the Folio ofpossibly from a prompt book. “Includes simple retellings of six of the play and also provides useful background material about Shakespeare’s life and the history of the time.” Guardian Children's Books “This is another super book in the Usborne Illustrated Stories series a marvellous introduction to Shakespeare.

Looking for books by William Shakespeare. See all books authored by William Shakespeare, including The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, and The Tragedie of Macbeth, and more on Children's Stories from Shakespeare by E Nesbit, John H Bacon (Illustrator) starting at $ Children's Stories from Shakespeare has 1 available editions to buy at Alibris.

Sep 16,  · Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works. The Sussex Vampire from The Case-Book of. The Shakespeare Stories: 16 Book Box Set. Standard shipping via UPS Mail Innovations is included in the quoted price.

William shakespeare ( - ) Greatest English dramatist & poet. We have the following works by William shakespeare. The Shakespeare Story-Book by Macleod, Mary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Pocket Guide to Shakespeare's Plays is useful for actors, directors, students, or anyone going to see a Shakespeare performance.

It is affordable and handy for quick facts about the Bard. _____ Stories from Shakespeare has been a tremendously popular book since it was first released in the s. Author Marchette Chute re-tells the plot of. May 07,  · Synopsis Twelve Shakespeare plays are presented afresh by Leon Garfield in narrative form.

These are not simple retellings, but more like a refashioning of the dramas as stories, which remain true to the essential spirit of the original versions. The author has captured all the richness of /5(25).20 Shakespeare Children's Stories.

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