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Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Shakespeare Stories

by Chris Powling, William Shakespeare

Part of the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories Series

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 16: Shakespeare Stories Synopsis

Sebastian and Viola cause all sorts of trouble when they switch places in the romantic comedy Twelfth Night. Learn the history of the most famous Roman emperor of all when you enter Julius Caesar's world of treachery and murder. Leontes' jealousy loses him his family and his mind. Can he find his way out of the darkness in The Winter's Tale? Shakespeare Stories allows children to discover the delights of the Bard in these three prose retellings. TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book. Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780198306184
Publication date: 9th May 2016
Author: Chris Powling, William Shakespeare
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages
Categories: Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes,

About Chris Powling, William Shakespeare

Editor of Books for Keeps from 1989-1996 when it won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. Illustrator of the winner of the Carnegie Medal, 1985; UNICEF Illustrators of the Year Award, 1992; shortlisted for the Nestle Smarties Prize, 1996. Michael Morpurgo is one of the UK's most well-known and best-loved authors. A prolific writer, he has won numerous awards and was the Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005. His world-famous War Horse met with international acclaim and has been made into a stage play and a film. Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Childrens Literature at Newcastle University. She has advised on and ...

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