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Romeo and Juliet

Adapted Classic Stories

William Shakespeare Peter Pirotta Alida Massari



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01 March 2021
Series: Classic Stories
Age range 5 to 9 The stars have aligned for children to become fans of Shakespeare with this stunning picture book adaptation Romeo and Juliet. Young readers will be transported to fair Verona with all new illustrations washed in warm, romantic colours and Italian tile borders. Retold with all of the drama and classic heart of the original, children will fall in love for the first time with this Shakespearean masterpiece.
Illustrated by:   Alida Massari
Original author:   William Shakespeare
Adapted by:   Peter Pirotta
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Adapted edition
Dimensions:   Height: 267mm,  Width: 216mm, 
ISBN:   9781946260772
ISBN 10:   1946260770
Series:   Classic Stories
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   01 March 2021
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 3 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Saviour Pirotta was born on the island of Malta and emigrated to the UK. Before taking up writing full time, he was a postman, a chef, and a storyteller. His retellings of myths, legends, and folk tales have been published around the world. He lives in Saltaire, West Yorkshire. Alida Massari was born in Rome, where she studied illustration at the European Institute of Design. She has illustrated many books, collaborating with Italian, English, German and American publishers.She finds inspiration for her work from the architectural details of the ancient buildings, from the folk traditions and ancient art.

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