Poetry for Kids: William Shakespeare
Love! Betrayal! Ambition! Tragedy! Jealousy! William Shakespeare's universal themes continue to resonate with readers of all ages more than 400 years after his death.
This wonderful, fully illustrated book introduces children to the Bard and more than 30 of his most famous and accessible verses, sonnets and speeches. From “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” to “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!” and “All the world’s a stage,” the words and poetry of the greatest playwright and poet spring to life on the page.
The next generation of readers, poets and actors will be entranced by these works of Shakespeare. Each poem is illustrated and includes an explanation by an expert and definitions of important words to give kids and parents the fullest explanation of their content and impact.
Editor: Marguerite Tassi
Illustrator: Merce Lopez
Size: 8.5 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Age recommendation: 8-12 years old