Macbeth (A Shakespeare Story)

Macbeth (A Shakespeare Story)

by Andrew Matthews (Author), Andrew Matthews (Author), William Shakespeare (Author), William Shakespeare (Author), Tony Ross (Illustrator)


Out, damned spot! A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Evil in Macbeth.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.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Publisher: Orchard Books
Published: 30 Oct 2003

ISBN 10: 1841213446
ISBN 13: 9781841213446
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years
Book Overview: This charming series gives young readers the chance to discover the magic of Shakespeare for themselves.

Media Reviews
An excellent introduction to Shakespeare for the junior reader. The School Librarian Andrew Matthews admirably conveys the beauty and power of the original plays. The text is full of the rhythms of spoken language and begs to be read aloud. Junior Education The retelling of the plays is done with great individual style. The Bookseller
Author Bio
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.