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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.
    28th August 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 ... More

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    28th August 2003

    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... More

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    30th October 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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    15th March 2007

    A Shakespeare Story: Richard III

    Andrew Matthews brings another historical tale to life for young readers. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Thea... More

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    30th October 2003

    A Shakespeare Story: Macbeth

    Out, damned spot! A brilliant retelling of this classic tale of witches, murder and madness. With Notes on Shakespeare... More

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    30th October 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 Po... More

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    6th September 2012

    Antony and Cleopatra

    Antony and Cleopatra is a famous Shakespeare tragedy which follows actual events from Roman History. It is set in ancien... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Shadow of the Wolf

    A world of gods and monsters. An elemental power, rising. This is Robin Hood, reborn, as he has never been seen before..... More

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    28th October 2005

    Shadow Garden

    Matty's sixth sense tells her that Tagram House is harbouring a dark secret. The master, Dr. Hobbes, seems charming on t... 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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    • A Shakespeare Story: Romeo And Juliet

      A Shakespeare Story: Romeo And Juliet

      by Rmf

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      A Shakespeare Story: Romeo And Juliet

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      My daughters got this as part of a 16 book set. They chose this one first for me to read to them as a bedtime story. They really enjoyed it and chatte...

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