Author(s): Michael Rosen
So what was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? What do we actually know about him? And how does someone become that famous? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this lively and accessible book on the life and works of William Shakespeare by award-winning author Michael Rosen. Ideal for browsing, the text is divided into clear sections and includes studies of four of Shakespeare's plays, intriguing facts and information about Shakespeare himself and the world at this time, accompanied by a useful timeline.
Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997, and served as Children's Laureate between 2007 and 2009. His books include the worldwide bestseller We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Shakespeare: His Work and His World, and the award-winning Michael Rosen's Sad Book. He lives in London.