Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb (Puffin Classics)

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Discover Shakespeare's best-loved plays These tales are the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's greatest plays. Charles and Mary Lamb vividly bring to life the power of Hamlet and Othello, the fun of As You Like It and the drama of Pericles. They never lose the feel of his beautiful language and humanity and convey all of his wit and wisdom. These tales are classic literature in their own right.


"The following tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare."

"Plus a behind-the-scenes journey, including author profiles, a guide to who's who, activities and more ..."

"Complete and unabridged"


Charles Lamb (1775-1834) was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb.


Target Age: 10 and up

Puffin Books

Pub Date: May 27, 2010

1.1" H x 6.9" L x 5.0" W

382 pages