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This children's book retells twelve of Shakespeare's most popular plays as stories for children. Each of the plays are rewritten as short stories or fairy tales suitable to keep the attention of child readers or listeners. The introduction of the book cites a child's ability and desire to become familiar with the works of Shakespeare as a stepping-stone toward a greater appreciation of the actual plays later in life. (Summary by timferreira)

Children's Shakespeare, The by E. Nesbit (1858 - 1924‪)‬ LibriVox

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This children's book retells twelve of Shakespeare's most popular plays as stories for children. Each of the plays are rewritten as short stories or fairy tales suitable to keep the attention of child readers or listeners. The introduction of the book cites a child's ability and desire to become familiar with the works of Shakespeare as a stepping-stone toward a greater appreciation of the actual plays later in life. (Summary by timferreira)

    00 - Introduction

    00 - Introduction

    • 2 min
    01 - Romeo & Juliet

    01 - Romeo & Juliet

    • 10 min
    02 - The Tempest

    02 - The Tempest

    • 15 min
    03 - A Midsummer Night's Dream

    03 - A Midsummer Night's Dream

    • 13 min
    04 - King Lear

    04 - King Lear

    • 10 min
    05 - Cymbeline

    05 - Cymbeline

    • 16 min

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