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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children

E. Nesbit Arthur Rackham



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Racehorse for Young Readers
01 February 2019
Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA); Short stories (Children's&YA)
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 * Hamlet * Macbeth * The Merchant of Venice * Othello * Romeo and Juliet * The Tempest * And many more!
By:   E. Nesbit
Illustrated by:   Arthur Rackham
Imprint:   Racehorse for Young Readers
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 213mm,  Width: 165mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   671g
ISBN:   9781631582745
ISBN 10:   1631582747
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 February 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

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