Romeo and Juliet - 20 Shakespeare Children's Stories (Paperback)
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Romeo and Juliet - 20 Shakespeare Children's Stories (Paperback)

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Hailed as one of the greatest romantic tragedies ever written, William Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet is the tragic love story of the star-crossed lovers , Romeo and Juliet. Set in the city of Verona, Italy, the play revolves around the feud between two affluent families, the Montagues and the Capulets. Despite the enmity, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall passionately in love and wed in secret. However, the curse of enmity overpowers and everything goes terribly wrong. This short narrative version of the play has been suitably adapted to help introduce the play to young readers. It can be read by children or read to them by parents who wish to introduce them to the play. It can also be used by teachers as a classroom resource. The easy-to-read narration and comic-style illustrations are sure to captivate children s interest and develop their reading skills. Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's 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 All's Well That Ends Well.

Publisher: Sweet Cherry Publishing
ISBN: 9781782260769
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 50 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 4 mm
Edition: US edition


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"Fascinating, pleasantly illustrated, simple and easy-to-read, these Shakespeare stories for children will make your kids love the magical world of literature." - simplymarinailieva
"This is a great adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. I just finished teaching it with my freshman and I think that this would be a nice addition for the kids who really struggle with the story." - Sarah Bittel, NetGalley

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Paperback edition
3rd February 2011
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“Romeo and Juliet”

A truly wonderful edition capturing the true magic of this epic love story. It includes interviews with David Tennant and Richard Attenborough and really interesting detail on specific productions. This has to be the... More

Paperback edition
13th September 2009
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“Great story”

Romeo and Juliet is a classic love story, I really enjoyed this book although it does take some time to read if you are not familiar with the language as it was written back in Shakespeares era. But it is worth... More

Paperback edition
6th February 2012
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