Antony and Cleopatra : Shakespeare Stories for Children, Paperback Book

Antony and Cleopatra : Shakespeare Stories for Children Paperback

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Part of the Shakespeare Stories series

4 out of 5 (1 rating)


A wonderful retelling of Shakespeare's thrilling tale of love torn apart by history.

With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe theatre and Love and Death in Anthony and Cleopatra.

The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, B/W line
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9781841213385

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This is a perfectly abstract of the Shakespeare play. I bought this because I will see the play at the Globe in London and I needed a short insight of the story. This book is written for children with wonderful illustrations. It's the story of Mark Antony and Cleopatra told from the view of Servius who is Antony's bodyguard. During the reading all my history knowledge came back. It's written simple but with a lot of care.

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