Anthony and Cleopatra (Shakespeare Stories)

Author(s): William Shakespeare retold by Andrew Matthews

Children's Classics

A wonderful retelling of Shakespeare's thrilling tale of love torn apart by history. With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra.

$5.99(NZD) RRP $14.99(NZD)

Available Stock:
0

Order this Item


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

"An excellent introduction to Shakespeare for the junior reader." The School Librarian "Andrew Matthews admirably conveys the beauty and power of the original plays. The text is full of the rhythms of spoken language and begs to be read aloud." Junior Education "The retelling of the plays is done with great individual style." The Bookseller

Andrew Matthews has written numerous books for children and teenagers, and is an internationally renowned author. He wrote King Arthur and Wolf Summer for the Orchard list, as well as a series of retellings of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. Andrew has been short-listed twice for the Smarties Award. He lives in Berkshire. Tony Ross is one of the most highly regarded children's book creators/illustrators in Britain. For Orchard he illustrated the Greek and Roman Myths books in the Orchard Myths range, and the hilarious One and Only series by Laurence Anholt, as well as the poetry collection Balloon Lagoon. Tony lives in Wales.

General Fields

  • : 9781841213385
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : August 2003
  • : 198mm X 131mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tony Ross
  • : 823.914
  • : From 7 To 14
  • : 64
  • : illustrations
  • : William Shakespeare retold by Andrew Matthews
  • : Paperback