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The Resource A Midsummer Night's Dream : Shakespeare Stories for Children, Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare; Illustrated by Tony Ross

A Midsummer Night's Dream : Shakespeare Stories for Children, Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare; Illustrated by Tony Ross

Label
A Midsummer Night's Dream : Shakespeare Stories for Children
Title
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Title remainder
Shakespeare Stories for Children
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare; Illustrated by Tony Ross
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The course of true love never did run smooth...A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander's classic story - and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences...With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Love and Magic in A Midsummer Night's Dream. The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible
Biographical or historical data
Andrew Matthews has written numerous books for children and teenagers, and is an internationally renowned author. He wrote King Arthur and Wolf Summer for the Orchard list, as well as a series of retellings of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. Andrew has been short-listed twice for the Smarties Award. He lives in Berkshire. Tony Ross is one of the most highly regarded children's book creators/illustrators in Britain. For Orchard he illustrated the Greek and Roman Myths books in the Orchard Myths range, and the hilarious One and Only series by Laurence Anholt, as well as the poetry collection Balloon Lagoon. Tony lives in Wales.
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Matthews, Andrew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
UK School Key Stage 1
Literary form
novels
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1564-1616
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Ross, Tony
Series statement
Shakespeare stories
Series volume
9
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Literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A Midsummer Night's Dream : Shakespeare Stories for Children, Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare; Illustrated by Tony Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
9781841213323
Dimensions
20x14x1 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781841213323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A Midsummer Night's Dream : Shakespeare Stories for Children, Andrew Matthews, William Shakespeare; Illustrated by Tony Ross
Publication
Control code
9781841213323
Dimensions
20x14x1 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9781841213323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
regular print

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