Romeo and Juliet by Philip Page
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Romeo and Juliet
By Philip Page

Romeo and Juliet

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Romeo and Juliet by Philip Page

Book Description

Perhaps the most famous of all romantic tragedies, this is the tale of two young star-crossed lovers and their families, who are caught in a destructive web of hatred. Shakespeare's immortal dramas are now available in illustrated form for classroom use! This revolutionary way of introducing the timeless comedies and tragedies of the Bard of Avon combines the art form of the graphic novel with written passages taken directly from Shakespeare's texts. Children first studying Shakespeare are sometimes intimidated by the difficulty of his language. They will often miss the excitement and suspense in his story lines and the fascination of the wonderful characters he has created. Approaching his plays in the form of graphic-novel-style picture stories, supplemented with excerpts from the original dialogue, can be a young student's important first step in truly understanding and appreciating Shakespeare's masterpieces. Preceding the action of each play, these books offer brief summaries explaining what the play is all about, followed by illustrated casts of characters, each character shown with a brief descriptive caption. Supplementing each title in this series is a separately available teacher's guide that suggests topics for classroom discussion and advises on imaginative activities that fit the classroom environment and coincide with the five acts of each play.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764131448
ISBN-10: 0764131443
Format: Paperback / softback
(242mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Pages: 58
Imprint: Barron's Educational Series
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Livewire Graphics: Frankenstein by Philip Page Livewire Graphics: Frankenstein, Paperback (June 2001)

Part of the "Livewire Graphics" series, which provides lower ability pupils access to the true text of favourite classic novels. This work uses abridged text from the original stories intertwined with a storyboard layout and illustrations.

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