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Number of Pages: 48
Dimensions: 10.00 X 8.50 (inches)
Series: Poetry for Young People
Classic verses about love and jealousy, friendship and betrayal, politics and ambition, and the complexity of human life. William Shakespeares versesillustrated in remarkable paintingsencourage, fascinate, provoke laughter, and inspire deep feelings in readers. His classic lines moves us as much today as when Shakespeare first wrote them, from "Shall I compare thee to a summers day?" to "Double, double, toil, and trouble." Introduce children to the Bard with this wonderful, fully annotated collection of sonnets and soliloquies, enhanced with beautiful, highly realistic color paintings that bring each excerpt to vivid life.
David Scott Kastan is the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and one of Americas best-known Shakespeare scholars. His daughter, Marina Kastan, currently a student, hopes to become a Shakespearean actress.Glenn Harringtons paintings have appeared on over 500 book covers, including such classics as Wuthering Heights; Pride and Prejudice; A Room with a View; and Man and Superman. His original oils are exhibited in museums, galleries, and in private collections worldwide. Glenn lives and works in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.