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Shakespeare + Kids?

Since most of these titles are not new anyway, try purchasing them from sites such as BetterWorldBooksor Alibris or Abe Books. These sellers are doing a great job! Printable PDF at bottom, friends.

Episode 28: Shakespeare + Kids?

Retellings by Bruce Coville:

William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale illustrated by LeUyen Pham

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet illustrated by Dennis Nolan

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream illustrated by Dennis Nolan

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet illustrated by Leonid Gore

William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night illustrated by Tim Raglin

William Shakespeare’s MacBeth illustrated by Gary Kelley

William Shakespeare’s The Tempest illustrated by Ruth Sanderson

Retellings by Georghia Ellinas and Jane Ray:

William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

William Shakespeare: The Tempest

Retellings by E. Nesbit:

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children

The Best of Shakespeare: Retellings of 10 Classic Plays

*The Children’s Shakespeare

*Shakespeare Retold (illustrations look great!)

*Shakespeare Stories for Young Readers

How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig

Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet presented by Michael Rosen and Jane Ray

Shakespeare: His Work & His World by Michael Rosen. Illustrated by Robert Ingpen

Shakespeare’s Storybook by Patrick Ryan

Will’s Words: How Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk by Jane Sutcliffe

*The Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare by Diane Stanley

*William Shakespeare and the Globe by Aliki

*Tales From Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb (Happily, has been reprinted + older versions with Art Nouveau illustrations available

(*denotes a book not mentioned in podcast)

HERE is a printable list you can take to the library. see below.

Shakespeare + Kids Book list
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