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It’s National Shakespeare Week and we’re celebrating all things Shakespearean.
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire in April 1564. He was married at the age of 18 to Anne Hathaway and they had three children together; Susanna in 1583 and twins Hamnet and Judith around 1585. It’s been over 400 years since the ‘Father of the English language’ died but his works remain relevant and compelling to this day. Shakespeare Week opens the door to Shakespeare and ensures that children are given a chance at a great first experience with one of the world’s most famous playwrights.
Here are some of our favourite kid-friendly Shakespeare titles, retold in an accessible language, brought to like with fun illustrations and even audio.
A complete set of 20 stories by our favourite playwright, William Shakespeare – an excellent way to introduce young readers to these classic. These beautifully illustrated books have been simplified for an easy read. Children will love these and they are guaranteed to captivate them and help develop their reading skills. Get the Complete Collection for only £19.99!
This hardback collection features Audio CD’s that will capture the essence of the stories, fun for you and for them! You can also get this boxset for £19.99!
This collection of 20 Shakespeare Children’s Stories is in paperback and is available for only £11.99. The simple narrative style and unique illustrations will enthral children and help to develop and nurture their literary interest
The Shakespeare Stories 16 Book Collection Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, King Lear and The Tempest are not just plays but immortal pieces of literature by one of the greatest playwrights to have ever lived, William Shakespeare. All stories have been suitably abridged for young children, using modern English to help develop and nurture their literary interest. Now available for only £11.90.
Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, King Lear, and The Tempest are not just plays but immortal pieces of literature by one of the greatest playwrights to have ever lived, William Shakespeare. All stories have been suitably abridged for young children, using modern English to help develop and nurture their literary interest. Get this audio pack for only £11.99.
Don’t miss the fun Shakespeare activities happening near you. Keep up to date by following Shakespeare Week on Twitter and head over to their website for super duper activities you can do at home or school.