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Shakespeare Michael Rosen

Shakespeare By Rosen Michael

Shakespeare by Michael Rosen

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What's so special about Shakespeare, what do we actually know about him, and what was it like to live in Shakespeare's day? These are a few of the questions addressed in this book. Also included are studies of four of his plays, and an analysis of a scene from "Romeo and Juliet".

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Shakespeare by Michael Rosen

What's so special about Shakespeare? What do we actually know about him? What was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this compelling book by award-winning author and lifelong Shakespeare fan, Michael Rosen. As well as facts about the bard's life, the theatre of his day and the Elizabethan era in general, Rosen provides lively studies of four major plays Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear and The Tempest - and a fascinating analysis of a scene from Romeo and Juliet. The superb text is accompanied by scene after breathtaking scene of Robert Ingpen's dramatic and stunning illustrations. This is a book in which Shakespeare lives!

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen MA, PhD is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Winner of the Smarties Book Prize), Little Rabbit Foo-Foo and This Is Our House. He has written many books of poetry and is the presenter of Poems by Post on the BBC World Service and Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjcon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Robert Ingpen was born in Australia in 1936 and spent years working as an artist for the UN before starting to write and illustrate books in 1970. He has published over one hundred books in the last thirty years and, in 1986, was awarded the highest international accolade for his work, the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration.

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Shakespeare by Michael Rosen
Used - Very Good
Walker Books Ltd
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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