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Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories: The Tempest

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories


No. of pages 80

Great for age 7-11 years

Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises...

A powerful storm, a dramatic shipwreck, an enchanted island, a sorcerer's daughter and a handsome prince... Read on, through magic and mystery, to discover the spell-binding story at the heart of The Tempest, one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays.

Contains information about the background to Romeo and Juliet, its major themes, language, and Shakespeare's life during the time he was writing the play. Magic, and its meaning in 16th century England, are also examined, to give some context in which the play was written.

The Short, Sharp Shakespeare series consists of six books that retell Shakespeare's most famous plays in modern English. Clever illustrations accompany each title, making them a great introduction to the Bard for children aged 9 and above.


This book is part of a book series called Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories .

This book is aimed at children in primary school.

There are 80 pages in this book. This book was published 2015 by Hachette Children's Group .

Tom Morgan-Jones is an award winning illustrator whose work has appeared everywhere from children's books to buses and milk cartons to magazines. He has a sideline in satirical board games, and his work in this area is held in major collections including the V&A, Bodleian Library and GOMA, and has been exhibited in the Berlin Academy of Arts. Anna Claybourne has been a writer and editor of children's non-fiction for over eight years.

This book contains the following story:

The Tempest

This book is in the following series:

Short, Sharp Shakespeare Stories

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