The Tempest: Retold by Marcia Williams
Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's most famous plays in this adaptation for younger children. With witty illustrations, accessible language and dialogue from the original manuscript, this is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for those encountering his work for the first time. Whether you're about to watch, study or perform The Tempest, or are just in need of a wonderful story, Marcia Williams brings William Shakespeare to life. Discover the enchantments of Prospero and his supernatural servant Ariel, follow his daughter Miranda as she falls in love for the first time, and read spellbound as you discover the treachery of his brother. A tale of forgiveness and generosity ...such stuff as dreams are made on!
Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style, including Les Miserables, Greek Myths and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories. She is also the author of the bestselling Archie's War and My Secret War Diary by Flossie Albright, diary-style accounts of the First and Second World Wars. Marcia lives in London, SW13. Visit her website at www.marciawilliams.co.uk