Eyewitness Shakespeare: Explore the Life of History's Most Famous Playwright—from His Elizabethan World (DK Eyewitness) (Paperback)
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Explore the life and times of Shakespeare and trace his journey from a little boy reluctant to go to school to becoming the famous bard.
Travel back to his birthplace in the small town of Stratford-upon-Avon before accompanying the legendary storyteller through the theatres and playhouses of 16th-century London. Learn where Shakespeare found his inspiration, pay a visit to the famous Globe, and discover why his romances, comedies, and tragedies still captivate readers and audiences more than 500 years later.
This one-stop shop for Shakespeare encourages younger readers to experience his life and times firsthand with stunning illustrations, fascinating stories, and revealing content providing both education and entertainment. The updated edition has new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines to engage and enlighten.
And who knows? Eyewitness Shakespeare may inspire you to put pen to paper!
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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.