Terry Deary brings Shakespeare's play to life with his take on Romeo and Juliet.
Down at the theatre, Sam is about to star in Shakespeare's new play, Romeo and Juliet, but people are whispering that a plague is spreading through the city. Will Sam get his big break or will the plague shut down the theatre?
Meanwhile, on stage, Romeo and Juliet are in love but their families can't stand each other. With plots and poison, the lovers must find a way to be together.
Join master storyteller Terry Deary for a trip back in time to plague ridden-London where going to the theatre could be a matter of life or death!
About the Author
Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. He is now author of over 200 fiction and non-fiction books, which have been published in 40 languages. His historical fiction for older children Tudor Terror has been praised as a marvellous blend of fact and fiction (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistently in the best-seller lists since 1994.
His Horrible Histories celebrated their 15th anniversary in 2008, having sold over 25 million copies worldwide and been adapted as television series, theatre tours and museum exhibitions. Terry Deary was voted Outstanding Children's Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century by Books for Keeps magazine.
Series: Shakespeare Tales
For Ages: 12+ years old
Number Of Pages: 72
Published: 27th July 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 1