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What's So Special about Shakespeare?

Written by Michael Rosen & illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Published by Candlewick Press
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Feb 23, 2018
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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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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763699949
Publication Date:
February 23, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018935027
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763699942
Lexile® Level:
1080L

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