Timon of Athens (Shakespeare 20 Books)
Author: Macau Books, William shakespeare
Illustrator: Macaw Books
Ages: 5 - 7 yrs
In the beginning, Timon, later a misanthrope, is a wealthy and generous Athenian gentleman.
He hosts a large banquet, attended by nearly all the main characters. Timon gives away money
wastefully, and everyone wants to please him to get more, except for Apemantus, a churlish philosopher
whose cynicism Timon cannot yet appreciate.
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.