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Shakespeare for Kids His Life and Times - 21 Activities

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ISBN-10: 1556523475

ISBN-13: 9781556523472

Edition: 1999

Authors: Colleen Aagesen, Margie Blumberg

List price: $17.95
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Kids can experience William Shakespeare’s England and get their first taste of the Bard’s sublime craft with this lively biography and activity book. Staging swordplay, learning to juggle, and creating authentic costumes like a flamboyant shirt with slashed sleeves or a lady’s lace-trimmed glove bring the theater arts to life. Making a quill pen and using it to write a story, binding a simple book by hand, creating a fragrant pomander ball and a dish of stewed apples show what daily life was like in Elizabethan times. Inspired by scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, kids can invent new words, write songs, and devise scathing or comical insults just as he did. Fascinating and accurate historical…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 11.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Colleen Aagesenhas taught Shakespeare in the classroom for 15 years. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska.Margie Blumbergis the author ofIs There Life after Chocolate?She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.