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Shakespeare’s classic story retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. When a ghostly figure appears to Prince Hamlet, he discovers the dreadful truth about his father’s death. His quest for revenge leads him into a world of mayhem, madness and murder. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. With links to recommended websites for children to find out more about Shakespeare and the play.

Book information

Age
6+
Key Stage
KS1/2 E
Lexile Measure
480L
CEFR Level
B2
Hardback with ribbon marker
ISBN: 9780746096116
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 196 x 130mm
Author/Editor
Retold by Louie Stowell
Illustrator
Christa Unzner

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Press reviews

“"wonderful retellings of famous stories for young children and first readers"”
“Reading this story may well begin an interest in Shakespeare’s work that can be nurtured and developed as they progress through the school years.”

Quicklinks

For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.

Resources for this book

  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.
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