Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books
Ages: 5 - 7 yrs
King Lear is one of the greatest tragedies of the master playwright, William Shakespeare. The play
is focused around Lear, the aging King of Britain, and his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia.??
When Lear wants to step down from the throne, hedecides to divide his kingdom between his three
daughters and asks each daughter how much she loves him. Goneril and Regan, greedy for their share,??
give him flattering answers, while Cordelia remains silent, which enrages Lear and forces him to disown??
her. The play tells of Lear's fate once he has given up his kingdom and destroyed his relationship with??