Author(s): Marcia Williams (Shakespeare)
Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's most loved plays in this adaptation for younger children. With witty illustrations, accessible language and dialogue from the original manuscript, this is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for those encountering his work for the first time.
Whether you're about to watch, study or perform A Midsummer Night's Dream, or are just in need of a wonderful story, Marcia Williams brings William Shakespeare to life. Discover the magical exploits of the fairies, follow four young lovers as they venture into a forest, and laugh at the mishaps of Bottom and his acting troupe. The course of true love never did run smooth!
Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style, including Les Miserables, Greek Myths and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories. She is also the author of the bestselling Archie's War and My Secret War Diary by Flossie Albright, diary-style accounts of the First and Second World Wars. Marcia lives in London, SW13. Visit her website at www.marciawilliams.co.uk