"Midsummer Night's Dream" for Kids, Paperback

"Midsummer Night's Dream" for Kids Paperback

Part of the Shakespeare Can Be Fun! S. series

3 out of 5 (1 rating)


For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has been introducing Shakespeare to primary school pupils.

Working with her students, many as young as seven, she makes Shakespeare's plays come wonderfully alive for young eyes and ears.

The texts are rewritten as simple rhyming verse and illustrated by her pupils' own lively colour illustrations of the characters and the action.

Her books and workshops for teachers have captured the attention and imagination of parents, educators, and lovers of Shakespeare around the world.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, 100 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
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  • Category: English literature
  • ISBN: 9781552091241



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A fun version for elementary kids makes it easy to follow the characters. This version brought the story to life for my son. He laughed and was eager to hear more as we read it aloud together. Actually, I enjoyed the simplicity of the story instead of being bogged down with deciphering the words to my child. He was able to grasp the point without losing the poetry of shakespeare. True, its not word for word, but the rhyming and poetic beat helped him get a great feeling for the beauty of Shakespeare.