A Shakespeare Children's Story Boxed Set (20-Book)

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Set Contents

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • All’s Well That Ends Well
  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • As You Like It
  • Cymbeline, King of Britain
  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Julius Caesar
  • King Lear
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • The Tempest
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • The Winter’s Tale
  • Timon of Athens
  • Twelfth Night

A Shakespeare Children’s Story Boxed Set

From Hamlet to King Lear to Romeo and Juliet, the books collected in the Shakespeare Children’s Story set introduce kids to some of the most revered works in the Western literary canon. Each selected play is rewritten in narrative form to make it easier for young ones to follow, and in the process complicated plots are simplified and made suitable for young children. Accompanying illustrations further engage readers. The set of 20 books helps kids build their reading skills, nurtures their love of literature, and weakens their interest in becoming a corrupt king or queen.

  • 20 iconic works of Shakespeare
  • Simplified narrative adaptations
  • Suitable for children
  • Boxed set
  • Softcover books
  • 64 pages per book
  • Recommended for children aged 9–12 and Harold Bloom

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Charlene R. Verified Purchaser
Jul 11th, 2017
Very cute book collection. However, none of the pages are colored and are not aesthetically pleasing for some kids. (The drawings/stories are great though). My little one wanted to color the pages herself, which is not a bad idea to make the pages colorful and would engage children more with the books.
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Aparajita D. Verified Purchaser
Jun 17th, 2017
Got it for my 8 year old who is an avid reader..and she couldn't be more happy..
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Phillip M. Verified Purchaser
May 30th, 2017
The books were well done, but smaller than I had expected. Tiny, actually.
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Donna K R. Verified Purchaser
May 12th, 2017
was so good, the little girl I gave it to took it to school and her teacher called to ask where she could order the same set for her classroom
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Alilliana W. Verified Purchaser
Apr 28th, 2017
Need better pictures, after awhile they all start to look alike. LOL
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WILLIAM B. Verified Purchaser
Apr 12th, 2017
An excellent set. Skillfully written and illustrated and beautifully produced. Very low price at Groupon.
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Casey F. Verified Purchaser
Apr 2nd, 2017
This is a great way to introduce kids to Shakespeare!
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John W. Verified Purchaser
Apr 2nd, 2017
Gave as a gift.
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Nancy N. Verified Purchaser
Mar 20th, 2017
They do their job. Lots of pics and accessible language. I'm planning to use it for my English Learner students and students with special needs. Good resource for an inclusive classroom.
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kate h. Verified Purchaser
Mar 16th, 2017
It is for my grandson so I have only pulled out one book
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