As children, Charles and Mary Lamb took great delight in exploring their benefactor’s extensive library; as adults they began writing children’s books together that also appealed to all generations. In Tales of Shakespeare they bring their favourite plays to life for children.
Each tale is told chronologically and retains much of Shakespeare’s lyricism, phrasing and rhythm. Together, they form an accessible introduction to his work and the tales are classic literature in their own right.
Streets, Streets, Streets
I’m deep in mountain territory, with a pot noodle and a stack of Post-its in front of me. It’s past midnight, and my final undergraduate exams are just around the corner. Feverishly, between...Read more