A captivating picture book retelling by Shakespeare's Globe for very young readers.
William Shakespeare’s comedy about four lovers' mishaps in an enchanted forest is unforgettably re-imagined by Shakespeare’s Globe as a picture book for very young readers. With exquisite and detailed illustrations from the acclaimed artist Jane Ray, who has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, this captivating retelling is a magical way to introduce children to one of the best-loved works of the world’s greatest playwright.
Shakespeare’s Globe is inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres. Its diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all. Visit the theatre on the South Bank in London.
Georghia Ellinas, a former English teacher, has focused on working with teachers across the UK and the world for the last thirty years. She has written several books about teaching Shakespeare, and in her role as Head of Learning at Shakespeare's Globe was responsible for creating programmes to make Shakespeare accessible and relevant to children of all ages.
Jane Ray has illustrated over 60 children's books, working with bestselling authors such as Michael Rosen, Carol Ann Duffy and Kevin Crossley-Holland. Jane was the IBBY UK Illustrator nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards in 2018, and has been shortlisted six times for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has also produced work for the Royal Opera House, Liberty Art Fabrics, Amnesty International and Polka Children's Theatres.