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McAllister, Angela, Reteller

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories: 12 Tales from the Bard, Retold for Children

(3) 4-6 Illustrated by Alice Lindstrom. Politics, romance, murder, madness, magic--it's all here in this handsome volume of twelve abridged prose retellings of some of the Bard's most famous plays. Each story begins with an iconic quote and a cast of characters in portrait ovals; the text is modernized and accessible. Color-saturated, textural collages lavishly illustrate every spread. End matter includes a complete list of Shakespeare plays.


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