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Five Tales from Shakespeare
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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, The Winter's Tale, King Lear, The Tempest

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The fairy tale quality and family life themes of these stories make a truly meaningful introduction for children to Shakespeare's plays. Meg Harris Williams' text and pictures together illuminate vividly the poetry of each play.

'This book is a welcome introduction. It tells the stories with clarity and simplicity... young readers will be encouraged to tackle the plays with an anticipation which I know will be richly rewarded'
Nigel Hawthorne
'The text is upbeat and contemporary in tone and is easily accessible to children... a lovely book'
Canadian Stage and Arts
'A sensible and readable introduction for children to the world's most beautiful and exciting plays. The illustrations will marvellously excite the children's imagination'
John Mortimer