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William dreams of acting and writing plays. This ambition takes him from the quiet country town of Stratford to the great playhouses of London, where his talent takes the city by storm. The life of Britain’s most famous playwright told for children ready to tackle longer and more complex books. With internet links to recommended websites to find out more about Shakespeare and his plays.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2 E/H
Lexile Measure
820L
Book Band
Dark blue
BIC CBMC
C5N79
CEFR Level
C1
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746090022
Author/Editor
Rosie Dickins
Illustrator
Christina Uzner

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“Usborne has put together an exciting and informative account of [Shakespeare’s] life... The perfect introduction.”

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