William Shakespeare: Poetry for Young People
Classic verses about love and jealousy, friendship and betrayal, politics and ambition, and the complexity of human life. William Shakespeare’s verses — illustrated in remarkable paintings — encourage, fascinate, provoke laughter and inspire deep feelings in readers. His classic lines moves us as much today as when Shakespeare first wrote them, from “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” to “Double, double, toil and trouble.” Introduce children to the Bard with this wonderful, fully annotated collection of sonnets and soliloquies, enhanced with beautiful, highly realistic color paintings that bring each excerpt to vivid life.
Editors: David Scott Kasten and Marina Kasten
Illustrator: Glenn Harrington
Size: 8.5 x 0.25 x 10 inches
Age recommendation: 8 years old and up