Sebastian and Viola cause all sorts of trouble when they switch places in the romantic comedy Twelfth Night. Learn the history of the most famous Roman emperor of all when you enter Julius Caesar's world of treachery and murder. Leontes' jealousy loses him his family and his mind. Can he find his way out of the darkness in The Winter's Tale? Shakespeare Stories allows children to discover the delights of the Bard in these three
TreeTops Greatest Stories offers children some of the worlds best-loved tales in a collection of timeless classics. Top children's authors and talented illustrators work together to bring to life our literary heritage for a new generation, engaging and delighting children.
The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Each book contains inside cover notes to help children explore the content, supporting their reading development. Teaching notes on Oxford Owl offer cross-curricular links and activities to support guided reading, writing, speaking and listening.
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Chris Powling is the author of the Harry the Dog series (Jets) and numerous other storybooks for young children. He has been a teacher at all levels and was the editor of Books for Keeps for seven years. He now writes fulltime and also presents a monthly review programme on Classic FM.More about Chris Powling
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, and was baptised on 26 April 1564. His father was a glove maker and wool merchant and his mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a well-to-do local land owner. Shakespeare was probably educated in Stratford's grammar school. In 1582 he married Anne Hathaway, and the couple had a daughter tMore about William Shakespeare
Alan Marks is widely published and has illustrated many books. He is also a 'Smarties Prize' prize winner.More about Alan Marks