William Shakespeare & the Globe

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William Shakespeare & the Globe
Author: Aliki
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Time Period: Renaissance
Time Frame: 1558-1603
Geographic Area: Europe
Country: Great Britain
Topics: Shakespeare
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography
Reading Age: Middle Grade
Format: Picture Book
Published: 2000


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With her characteristically sprightly words and pictures, Aliki brings Shakespeare's life, times, and legacy to life in this highly acclaimed information-packed treasury that is truly for readers of all ages. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

From Hamlet to Romeo and Juliet to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's celebrated works have touched people around the world. Aliki combines literature, history, biography, archaeology, and architecture in this richly detailed and meticulously researched introduction to Shakespeare's world-his life in Elizabethan times, the theater world, and the Globe, for which he wrote his plays. Then she brings history full circle to the present-day reconstruction of the Globe theater.

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