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    How did a man from an unremarkable family create an unforgettable legacy? While much of William Shakespeare's life is unknown, this dramatic illustrated story shares what historians do know of how he became so famous in London centuries ago. Your students will be captivated as they learn about the mysterious Bard of Avon! 45 pages, softcover from Mulberry.

    1. Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard
      Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard
      Wiley / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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    Help your student review the life and works of the Western world's most famous writer-essential knowledge for college preparation and cultural literacy. Offering concise and authoritative alphabetical entries on Shakespeare's background and major characters, this brief guide gives you insights on subjects from authorship, women in theatre and more. 320 pages, softcover.

    1. Who Was William Shakespeare?
      Who Was William Shakespeare?
      Celeste Davidson Mannis
      Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
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      CBD Stock No: WW439044

    Read about the life of the Bard in kid-friendly terms! With summaries of his plays interwoven into the story of his life, Who Was William Shakespeare recounts Shakespeare's family life, accomplishments in the theatre, and what it was like living during his era. Famous lines and quotes are included alongside many small pen-and-ink illustrations that bring an added charm. 104 pages, softcover. Timeline included.

    1. William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life, Revised
      William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life, Revised
      Samuel Schoenbaum
      Oxford University Press / 1988 / Trade Paperback
      $31.19
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      CBD Stock No: WW051610

    Covering over 400 years of scholarship, Schoenbaum's A Documentary Life follows the original sources that provide insight into various facets of the Bard's life. This compact edition features the full text, as well as 50 of the documents reproduced in smaller format. 384 indexed pages, softcover.

    1. Chesterton on Shakespeare
      Chesterton on Shakespeare
      G.K. Chesterton
      Dover Publications / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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      CBD Stock No: WW489193

    The Soul of Wit contains G.K Chesterton's reflections on William Shakespeare, compiled from the best of Chesterton's short reviews and essays. From single-line quotes to more substantive analysis, this work is perfect for those interested in the Bard or the author. 320 pages, softcover.

    1. A Shakespeare Sketchbook
      A Shakespeare Sketchbook
      James C. Christensen
      Workman Publishing / Hardcover
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      CBD Stock No: WW130598

    A lively retelling of the Bard's plays, his life, and background on Elizabethan life. Hardcover, 112 pages.

    1. The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography
      The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography
      Lois Potter
      Wiley-Blackwell / 2012 / Trade Paperback
      $27.49 Retail: $35.95 Save 24% ($8.46)
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      CBD Stock No: WW281529
    1. William Shakespeare & the Globe
      William Shakespeare & the Globe
      Aliki
      Harper Trophy / 2000 / Trade Paperback
      $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)
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      CBD Stock No: WW4437226
    1. The Quest for Shakespeare
      The Quest for Shakespeare
      Joseph Pearce
      Ignatius Press / 2008 / Hardcover
      $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
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      CBD Stock No: WW172242

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