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A Shakespeare Story: The Taming of the Shrew

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A Shakespeare Story: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
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Description

Lovely Bianca has a queue of admirers anxious to marry her. But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first. Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as 'the shrew', and no man is brave enough to propose. Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behaviour? With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Marriage in The Taming of the Shrew. 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.

Author Biography

Andrew Matthews is a celebrated children's author, who has written over fifty books and has twice been nominated for the Smarties prize. Tony Ross was born in London and studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. He has worked as a cartoonist, a graphic designer, as the Art Director of an advertising agency, and as Senior Lecturer in Art at Manchester Polytechnic. Tony is one of the most popular and successful children's illustrators of all time, best known for illustrating Horrid Henry and the works of David Walliams. Tony's books have been translated into 40 languages in over 100 countries. He lives in Macclesfield.
Release date Australia
September 10th, 2009
Contributor
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Orchard Books
Pages
64
Dimensions
131x197x6
ISBN-13
9781408305058
Product ID
3958471

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