King Lear (Shakespeare Stories)

Author(s): William Shakespeare

Children's Classics

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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This charming series gives young readers the chance to discover the magic of Shakespeare for themselves.

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

  • : 9781408305034
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : March 2010
  • : 197mm X 186mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Shakespeare
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Tony Ross
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 64
  • : Classic fiction
  • : Illustrations