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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by Edith Nesbit
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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

by Edith Nesbit

1 rating, 1 review

Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare’s great works. She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. This is a marvelous introduction to the works of Shakespeare that ALL will enjoy.

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1 rating, 1 review

Helen Hsu

November 12, 2011

Well written stories! A great starter version for young children. I bought a hard copy of this book. My six-year-old twins listened to the stories from this iPhone app, while reading the book. It took a few times until they understood the story "The Midsummer Night's Dream". Then weNow we are on a second story, "Measure by Measure." I thank the volunteers for contributing their time and making the classics available to others.