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What's So Special About Shakespeare? - Michael Rosen

What's So Special About Shakespeare?

Paperback

Published: 2nd April 2007
For Ages: 7+ years old
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So what was it like to live in Shakespeare's time? What do we actually know about him? And how does someone become that famous? These are just a few of the questions addressed in this lively and accessible book on the life and works of William Shakespeare by award-winning author, Michael Rosen. Ideal for browsing, the text is divided into clear sections and includes studies of four of Shakespeare's plays, intriguing facts and information about Shakespeare himself and the world at this time, accompanied by a useful time line.

About the Author

Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. His books include the worldwide bestseller We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Dickens: His Work and His World and the award-winning Michael Rosen's Sad Book. He lives in London.

"A revelation of just how good a teacher and critic Rosen is." The Times Educational Supplement"

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize which give awards to the funniest children's books of the year. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

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ISBN: 9781406300369
ISBN-10: 1406300365
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 2nd April 2007
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.16