Author: William Shakespeare, Macaw Books
Ages: 5 - 7 yrs
Macbeth is one of the darkest tragedies of William Shakespeare. The play revolves around a power-hungry
Scottish lord, Macbeth, and his lady, who conspire to kill King Duncan's death, Macbeth ascends the throne,??
only to be consumed by guilt, panic and paranoia, which ultimately lead him to his doom.
This short narrative version of the play has been suitably adapted to help introduce the play to
young readers. It can be read by children or read to them by parents who wish to introduce them
to the play. It can also be used by teachers as a classroom resource. The easy-to-read narration and
comic-style illustrations are sure to captivate children's interest and develop their reading skills.