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Shakespeare: His Work And His World
By Michael Rosen and Robert R. Ingpen (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date November 13, 2006
Pages 96
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763632014
ISBN-10 0763632015
Dimensions 0.25 by 9 by 11 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $10.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
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. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Rosen makes the life and work of Shakespeare vibrant and exciting in this perfectly splendid biography. . . . Beautiful and engaging."
-- KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)


"In exceptionally fresh and vivid terms, the author plies readers with abundant, accurate information on the playwright, his theater, and the plays, looking closely at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET, MACBETH, KING LEAR, and THE TEMPEST. . . . This volume justly serves its spectacular subject." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

"Even readers whose previous experience with Shakespeare has been rounded with sleep will be persuaded by this robust introduction to give it another try." -- BOOKLIST (starred review)

Back matter includes a time line, an index, and a bibliography.

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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
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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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