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What's So Special about Shakespeare?

Written by Michael J. Rosen and illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Published by Candlewick Press
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Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Shakespeare, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers. More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers that question with humor, knowledge, and appreciation, offering a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare’s life, his London, and four of his plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest.

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Who Wrote What's So Special about Shakespeare?

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Michael J. Rosen

Michael J. Rosen has written or edited more than 135 books for children and adults, including The Hound Dog’s Haiku and The Maine Coon’s Haiku. A college zoology major, he finds that many of his books are inspired by his lifelong observations of animals. He lives in the Appalachian foothills of central Ohio.

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Sarah Nayler

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763699942
ISBN 13:
9780763699949
Publication Date:
February 23, 2018