Top 10 Shakespeare books for children | Children's books | The GuardianA long time ago something happened between the two leading families of Verona that led their members to kill each other whenever they met. That went on for many years, and eventually no-one could remember what had caused the feud. The killing stopped in time but fights continued to break out for no reason at all. Every child born into the Montague and Capulet families grew up with the feud: they were taught to hate the members of the other family. Marriage between the young men and women of the two families was out of the question; they did no business with each other, and they never mixed. Even the servants joined in the hatred.
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In spite of herself, she is drawn to him and finds herself thirsting for life once more. Create now. Wedding Announcements. It finishes with two information sections, one on love and hate in Romeo and Juliet and one on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre.
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Qnd reading this book it encourages you to follow the work of William Shakespeare which would be fantastic for a class group to engage with. All Magnets. Other Editions 2. Graduation Thank You Cards.
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No contributors. Graduation Invitations. The prose is accessible, and the stories race along. The illustrations and language not I went to see a couple of Shakespeare plays the other month at the theatre performed by the theatrical group 'Propellor' and I really enjoyed them - especially since I hated Shakespeare at school and even at university didn't understand why I needed to study him.
More Info! Lists with This Book. If Noughts and Crosses places the two lovers in a society divided along racial lines, Daz 4 Zoe does the same with class. Is it the tomeo prose or the fascinating cast of characters.Welcome back? I think this is an excellent way of introducing young readers to Shakespeare. In an interesting twist, it is the discovery of a real Romeo and Juliet-type relationship - and the terrible vengeance wreaked by the girl's family - that sets the tone for the book and affects the lives of two teenagers in modern day Britain. Season's Greetings.
Highly recommended to Shakespeare lovers? It is written in rhyming couplet poetry form with some use of Shakespeare's The kids liked this and got excited because it was "just like Gnomeo and Juliet. Holiday Magnets? Garfield's style is, and wonderfully inv?