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  • 5 stars across 52 books
    Andrew Matthews has been writing for fun since he was seven, but was a teacher for 23 years before becoming a full-time author. He has written over 60 books for children and teenagers, including Cat Song, which was nominated for the Smarties Book Prize in 1994, and the critically acclaimed Love Street.
    1st May 2003

    A Shakespeare Story: Romeo And Juliet

    But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun... A beautiful retelling of Sh... More

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    1st June 2003

    A Shakespeare Story: Hamlet

    Murder most foul... An action-packed retelling of Shakespeare's dark tale of revenge and murder. With notes on Sha... More

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    1st June 2003

    A Shakespeare Story: The Tempest

    A charming retelling of this magical tale of power and justice. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Powe... More

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    28th October 2005

    The Shadow Garden

    Inspired by the classic ghost stories of M.R.James, The Shadow Garden is a chilling and compelling tale by critically ac... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Shakespeare Stories: 4 Books in One

    Andrew Matthews' classic retellings of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross. This ... More

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    3rd April 2014

    A Shakespeare Story: More Shakespeare Stories: 4 Books in One

    More of Andrew Matthews' classic retellings of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ros... More

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    1st March 2007

    A Shakespeare Story: Much Ado About Nothing

    A lively retelling of Shakespeare's famous work about the foolish ways people behave when they're in love. With Notes on... More

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    15th March 2007

    A Shakespeare Story: Othello

    I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at... A great retelling of this tragic tale of jealousy and human ... More

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    1st May 2003

    A Shakespeare Story: Antony and Cleopatra

    A wonderful retelling of Shakespeare's thrilling tale of love torn apart by history. With notes on Shakespeare and the G... More

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    1st October 2002

    A Shakespeare Story: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    The course of true love never did run smooth... A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander's classic s... More

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