Author: Macau Books, William shakespeare
Illustrator: Macaw Books
Ages: 5 - 7 yrs
Much Ado about Nothing is a popular comedy of the greatest playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.
The play is set in the quiet town of Messina in Sicily, where two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and??
Claudio and Hero, meet at the house Leonato, Hero's father and and Beatrice's uncle. Benedick and Beatrice??
engage in a war of witty exchanges, while Claudio and Hero pledge their love for each other and decide to get
married. However, in an unexpected turn of events, Hero and Claudio are estranged and Benedick and Beatrice
confess their love.
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 illustration are sure to
captivate children's interest and develop their reading skills.