Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Author: Anna Claybourne Tom Morgan-Jones
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Children's Fiction, Drama, Plays, English Literature
Age Group: 9+
Book Format: Paperback

The course of true love never did run smooth...A fairy king, his queen and their servants cause chaos and confusion between four young people in Ancient Greece... Read on, through magic and mischief, to discover the hilarious story at the heart of A Midsummer Night's Dream, one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays.Contains information about the background to A Midsummer Night's Dream, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Fairies and fairy folklore in 16th century England are also examined, to give the context in which the play was written.The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.

Table Of Contents
1: A Midsummer Night's Dream

2: A Midsummer Night's Dream at a glance

3: The story of A Midsummer Night's Dream

4: Shakespeare and A Midsummer Night's Dream

5: Staging A Midsummer Night's Dream

6: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Themes and Symbols

7: Fairies

8: The language of A Midsummer Night's Dream

9: What A Midsummer Night's Dream means now

10: Glossary, Index and A Midsummer Night's Dream quiz
About Anna Claybourne
Anna Claybourne has written over 150 children's books on all kinds of subjects, from sharks, black holes and splitting the atom to how to draw, Shakespeare's life, and Greek myths and legends. She likes space, sewing and music, plays the trombone and loves going camping.


SKU BK-9780750281133
Barcode # 9780750281133
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Anna Claybourne Tom Morgan-Jones
Shipping Weight 0.1500kg
Shipping Width 0.132m
Shipping Height 0.006m
Shipping Length 0.197m

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