An accessible, illustrated retelling of Shakespeare's famous tragedy by master storyteller Marcia Williams. The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for children, written and illustrated by master storyteller Marcia Williams and featuring Shakespeare's own dialogue. When Romeo falls in love with his enemies' daughter, Juliet, he hopes their love can stop the feuding between their families. But soon their lives are in danger, and they must risk everything to be together...
There are 48 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2015 by Walker Books Ltd .
Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustration is hugely popular all over the globe. She lives in London.
This book contains the following story:
Romeo and Juliet
Two warring families in fair Verona - The Montagues and the Capulets - struggle to settle an age old feud. Meanwhile, Romeo, a Montague, meets the beautiful Juliet and they instantly fall deeply in love. All is not well, however, as she is a Capulet, and their families' rivalry threatens to tear their forbidden love apart.
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