The Resource Romeo & Juliet : a retelling, by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore

Romeo & Juliet : a retelling, by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore

Label
Romeo & Juliet : a retelling
Title
Romeo & Juliet
Title remainder
a retelling
Statement of responsibility
by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore
Title variation
Romeo and Juliet
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A prose retelling of William Shakespeare's play about two young people who fall in love despite their families' age-old feud. Includes background information, character summary, and commonly asked questions. This wonderfully contemporary retelling features enticing art on nearly every page and provides an excellent introduction to the story. Written by an outstanding scholar in simple, eloquent language, it will draw youngsters in with superb dialogue, and vivid description. The skillful blending of Shakespeare's own lines with modern language enhances children's involvement and comprehension. There is background on Shakespeare and the play answers to FAQs such as "Isn't Juliet too young to be married?" and a "Who's Who" of the characters. Young Readers Shakespeare is a powerful visual and reading experience
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKeown, Adam
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2878.R6
LC item number
M37 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fiore, Peter M.
  • Shakespeare, William
Series statement
The young reader's Shakespeare
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Romeo (Fictitious character)
  • Juliet (Fictitious character)
  • Vendetta
  • Verona (Italy)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Romeo & Juliet : a retelling, by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781402700040
Lccn
2003006162
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52086136
  • (OCoLC)52086136
Label
Romeo & Juliet : a retelling, by Adam McKeown ; illustrated by Peter Fiore
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781402700040
Lccn
2003006162
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52086136
  • (OCoLC)52086136

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