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Shakespeare: His Work and His World
By Robert R. Ingpen (illustrator) and Michael Rosen
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date November 1, 2001
Pages 96
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763615680
ISBN-10 0763615684
Dimensions 0.75 by 9.50 by 11.50 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $19.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Enhanced with watercolors, a comprehensive book offers readers an introduction to the life and times of this world-famous author through a review of some of his most famous plays and expressions. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Bard’s enduring genius is both explained and explored for young readers—a perfect companion for both students and teachers of Shakespeare.

Tongue-tied. Dull as dishwater. Without rhyme or reason. Leapfrog. Excellent. Gloomy. These words and phrases, so much a part of our daily language, were coined by William Shakespeare more than four hundred years ago. In what other ways has Shakespeare shaped and influenced our words and culture? Find out with Michael Rosen’s fascinating exploration of the enduring genius of the greatest playwright in the English language, SHAKESPEARE: HIS WORK AND HIS WORLD. Learn what theatre was like when Shakespeare created and acted in his plays. With dramatic illustrations by Robert Ingpen, the fluid text is sprinkled with Shakespearean quotations to re-create the Bard’s world of kings and queens, fairies and potions, and bloody beheadings. This sweeping account is a biography, a history, and a retelling of some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays—all in one approachable volume.

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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (November 13, 2006)
9780763632014 | details & prices | 96 pages | 9.00 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.05 lbs | List price $10.99
About: Presents the life and times of the renowned author through a review of some plays and expressions.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780763615680
 
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from Candlewick Pr (November 1, 2001)
9780763615680 | details & prices | 96 pages | 9.50 × 11.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.75 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Presents the life and times of the renowned author through a review of some plays and expressions.

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