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Usborne Shakespeare books for children

Usborne has some beautiful books to introduce children to Shakespeare, including sticker books, stories from Shakespeare and collectible gift editions to treasure.

Stories from Shakespeare

These beautiful books retell the stories of some of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, and are available as ebooks and with CDs with audio narration. You can also get five classic stories in the Shakespeare collection box set for the special price of £14.99.

With their exciting and atmospheric illustrations, accessible and thought-provoking storytelling and internet links to associated websites, there could be no better way to awaken an early and hopefully lifelong enthusiasm for the bard. Lancashire Evening Post

Shakespeare sticker and lift-the-flap books

The bustling world of Shakespeare – from rowdy playhouses to royal palaces – is brought to life in these brilliant sticker and lift-the-flap books.

Shakespeare gift books

Brilliant and beautifully constructed. Prima review of Slot-together theatre
Complete Shakespeare

Complete Shakespeare

This collection of stories from all Shakespeare’s plays, with beautiful illustrations and quotations, is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare. Each story includes short details about the main characters, and famous and memorable quotations from the play. This is a fabulous book that will be referred to again and again, by both children and adults.


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Our Shakespeare books are brought to life with links to recommended websites at Usborne Quicklinks. Here’s some examples:

A Midsummer Night's Dream spot the difference

Spot the difference activity sheet

The fairies are spreading mischief in the forest. Can you spot the 10 differences in this scene from A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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