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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by  E. Nesbit

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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare
by Edith Nesbit
Twenty stories from Shakespeare retold in lively prose. The author makes the complex language of Shakespeare's greatest plays accessible to young children by relating the stories that form the core of the plays. Her graceful, vivid retellings are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's works.  Ages 9-12
262 pages $11.95   



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The original etext for this book was prepared by Morrie Wilson (admin@worldwideschool.org) for Project Gutenberg. The text was edited and formatting and illustrations were added by Lisa Ripperton, using as copytext, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, retold by E. Nesbit, Chicago: Twenty Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, 1907.

Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

Many beautiful illustrations, including new color plates and fine pen drawings by Max Bihn, are included in the text.

Included in the Back Matter are quotations from Shakespeare and a wonderful guide to pronouncing the names.

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