Discover

Company
What's So Special about Shakespeare? Book
What's So Special about Shakespeare? Book
A BookrooView of

What's So Special about Shakespeare?

Written by Michael J. Rosen and illustrated by Sarah Nayler

Published by Candlewick Press

Publisher's Summary

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.

Topics in What's So Special about Shakespeare?

Details

  • Age Range: 8-12
  • Pages: 160
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: February 23, 2018
  • ISBN: 0763699942
  • ISBN 13: 978-0763699949
Join Our Kids Book Club
Learn More
BOOKROOVIEWERS

Looks like we don't have any reviews for What's So Special about Shakespeare? yet!

author
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.

View Author
Michael J. Rosen
illustrator
Sarah Nayler

Bio to come

View Illustrator
Sarah Nayler

More books like What's So Special about Shakespeare?

This Little Explorer book
6.9
Age 2 · explorers · biography · Best Children's Books by Age · travel · adventure · female role models · journeys · Native Americans · diversity
This Little Explorer
This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer book
6.8
famous people · innovation · historical figures · trying new things · female role models · bravery · strength
This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
Amelia Earhart book
6.1
airplanes · female role models · flight · biography
Amelia Earhart
Coco Chanel book
6.0
famous people · historical figures · jobs · artists · female role models · fashion · biography
Coco Chanel
This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer book
5.5
100 Hidden Gem · famous people · historical figures · innovation · history · science · inventions
This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer
Shark Lady book
5.0
strong female characters · sharks · biography · science
Shark Lady
Lights! Camera! Alice! book
5.0
imagination · good behavior · historical figures
Lights! Camera! Alice!
Forever or a Day book
4.5
mystery · time · poetry
Forever or a Day

More books from these creatives

picture book
The Greatest Table
hide-and-seek · bears · interactive
We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Changing Picture Book
poetry · fact filled · birds
The Cuckoo's Haiku and Other Birding Poems
balls
Balls!
biography · historical figures · writing
What's So Special about Dickens?
nature · horses · poetry
The Horse's Haiku
biography · poetry · historical figures
What's So Special about Shakespeare?
fact filled · poetry · cats
The Maine Coon's Haiku
fact filled · poetry · dogs
The Hound Dog's Haiku
birds · nature · animals
In the Quiet, Noisy Woods