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Marcia Williams

  • 4 stars across 47 books
    Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustrations are hugely popular all over the world. She lives in London.
    1st October 2015

    Tales from Shakespeare

    Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style. Much-loved... More

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    30th April 2014

    Les Miserables

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    24th December 2015

    Les Miserables

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    1st November 2012

    Greek Myths

    This book contains a collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, full of brave heroes, terrifying monsters, powerf... More

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    1st September 2006

    The Iliad and the Odyssey

    Thrilling comic-strip action, with monsters, mighty heroes and even mightier gods and goddesses. The Iliad tells the st... More

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    1st September 2010

    Sinbad the Sailor

    Share in the adventures of Sinbad in this wonderful re-telling of his travels. The stories of Sinbad the Sailor are som... More

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    1st September 2010

    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

    A comic-strip re-telling of some of Britain's best-loved Arthurian stories and legends. Aided by the magician Merlin, A... More

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    4th June 2015

    My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright

    A fascinating diary account of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Flossie is just nine yea... More

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    5th October 2017

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On Ch... More

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    1st August 2006

    Three Cheers for Inventors!

    A tribute to 101 groundbreaking discoveries from some of the world's greatest - and not so great - inventors. Dedicated... More

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    29th November 2011

    Cloud Boy

    Once upon a time there was a lonely little cloud who found a way to not be so lonely. Rhode Montijo creates a charming ... More

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    1st September 2009

    Mr William Shakespeare's Plays

    Seven classic Shakespeare plays presented in an accessible comic strip format. Take your place in the Globe Theatre of ... More

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    1st August 2010

    A Christmas Carol

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    31st May 2018

    Oliver Twist

    In the dark, dangerous streets of Victorian London Oliver enters the world of people so poor and desperate that they wil... More

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    7th May 2015

    The Tempest

    Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style perfect for young... More

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    1st May 2013

    The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

    A treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories form a ... More

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    1st August 2016

    The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes and Ferrets!

    Marcia Williams brings the Tudor kings and queens to life in her trademark comic strip style. Join much-loved author/il... More

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    4th August 2011

    Iggy Wilder's Great Lost Dog Adventure

    Seven-year-old Iggy Wilder loves dogs. In fact, he loves them so much he'd quite like to be one. So when Iggy's grandpa ... More

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    31st December 2011

    Romeo and Juliet

    To accompany the "Romeo & Juliet" graphic novels from Classical Comics and to help with their application in the classro... More

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    24th May 2016

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor, cleverly evading the Sheriff of Nottingham with the help of his fri... More

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    1st February 2008

    Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

    A selection of well-loved tales from Chaucer's literary masterpiece retold in humorous comic-strip style. Travel back t... More

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    1st September 2009

    Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare!

    Seven classic Shakespeare plays presented in an accessible comic strip format. The Globe Theatre is delighted to announ... More

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    1st September 2010

    Noah's Ark and Other Bible Stories

    Eleven favourite tales from the Old Testament brought to life in Marcia Williams' vivid comic-strip style. In the begin... More

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    1st March 2014

    Archie's War

    A funny and moving story of life during the First World War, told through the eyes of schoolboy Archie Albright. When 1... More

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    3rd December 2007

    Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories

    A selection of the works of one of the world's greatest writers, retold in accessible comic-strip style. Charles Dicken... More

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    7th May 2015

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style perfect for young... More

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    1st June 2015

    Macbeth

    An accessible, illustrated retelling of Shakespeare's epic tragedy by master storyteller Marcia Williams. The perfect i... More

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    1st May 2012

    Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs

    Nine stories of Ancient Egypt, wittily retold in comic-strip style. Full of mystery and adventure, the stories of the E... More

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    1st October 2014

    Tales from Shakespeare

    Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's best-loved plays in her trademark witty, accessible style. Take your ... More

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    1st May 2013

    The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice

    With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia Williams takes us behind the scenes at some of ancient Rome's most famous m... More

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    22nd October 2013

    Lizzy Bennet's Diary

    Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, this is a glorious retelling of Jane Austen's m... More

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    6th November 2014

    Great Expectations

    One of the world's greatest writers is introduced to a new audience through this accessible retelling with lively illust... More

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    4th September 2014

    David Copperfield

    One of the world's greatest writers is introduced to a new audience through this accessible retelling with lively illust... More

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    15th March 2016

    Encore, Mr William Shakespeare!: A Sticker Activity Book

    A brilliantly original and creative sticker activity book from master storyteller Marcia Williams, celebrating Mr Willia... More

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    15th March 2016

    Hooray for Mr William Shakespeare!: A Sticker Activity Book

    A brilliantly original and creative sticker activity book from master storyteller Marcia Williams, celebrating Mr Willia... More

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    1st November 2016

    The Stone Age: Hunters, Gatherers and Woolly Mammoths

    Marcia Williams brings the Stone Age to life in her much-loved comic strip style. Join Marcia Williams on a journey to ... More

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    2nd November 2017

    Pandora's Box and Perseus and the Gorgon's Head

    The ancient Greek myths as you've never read them before! The classic stories of Pandora's Box and Perseus and the Gorg... More

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    2nd November 2017

    Theseus and the Minotaur and Arachne versus Athene

    The ancient Greek myths as you've never read them before! The classic stories of Theseus and the Minotaur and Arachne v... More

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    2nd November 2017

    Daedalus and Icarus and Orpheus and Eurydice

    The ancient Greek myths as you've never read them before! The classic stories of Daedalus and Icarus and Orpheus and Eu... More

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    2nd November 2017

    The Twelve Tasks of Heracles and Arion and the Dolphins

    The ancient Greek myths as you've never read them before! The classic stories of The Twelve Tasks of Heracles and Arion... More

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    2nd November 2017

    Three Cheers for Women!

    A celebration of inspirational women from all over the world and throughout history, told in Marcia Williams' much-loved... More

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    2nd October 2001

    Bravo Mr William Shakespeare

    The Globe Theatre is delighted to announce a new season of Mr. William Shakespeare's plays! Prithee take your place once... More

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    1st October 2002

    Charles Dickens And Friends

    A new title by the creator of the critically acclaimed Mr. William Shakespeare's Plays. Charles Dickens is not only the ... More

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    1st March 2004

    God And His Creations

    In the beginning there was only God...then he started creating! The last and most troublesome of all his creations were ... More

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    1st September 2009

    Archie's War

    This is a fascinating scrapbook insight to the First World War, as seen through the eyes of a young boy. In 1914, just b... More

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    10th April 1997

    King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round

    First published in hardback in 1996, a retelling of a classic story featuring the heroic deeds of King Arthur and the kn... More

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    1st February 2010

    My Great Lost Dog Adventure

    Dog lovers unite! Join Iggy Wilder on his search for his canine best friend, Fred. Seven-year-old Iggy Wilder loves dogs... More

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