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Shakespeare Stories: King Lear
Andrew Matthews
Tony Ross
Classification : Younger Readers (5-8)
Pub Date : Mar 04, 2010
Imprint : Orchard Books
Page Extent : 64
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781408305034
Price : 250

About the book
Foolish and bad-tempered, King Lear divides the kingdom between his two wicked daughters, disowns his honest youngest daughter and banishes his friends. As the kingdom falls apart and Lear's humiliation turns him mad, will he finally realise what he has done? With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Chaos and Old Age in King Lear.

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One of a series of retellings for young children. Tony Ross's illustrations add greatly to children's appreciation and understanding.
     
Andrew Matthews
Andrew Matthews was an English teacher for many years before becoming a popular children's writer. His book Dr Monsoon Taggert's Amazing Finishing Academy was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize 1989....(+)
Tony Ross