Author(s): William Shakespeare Retold by Jim Pipe
Shakespeare's tragedic masterpiece about houses at war and undying love in 'fair Verona' is here retold with spectacular illustrations. A classic tale of youth and passion which continues to fascinate global audiences even now. "Graffex" is a series of illustrated literary classics retold for young readers, using a graphic novel format which is particularly popular with reluctant readers. Specially commissioned full-colour artwork brings excitement and atmosphere to this stirring tale. Speech bubbles work with the main text to emphasise and enhance the retelling. A running glossary at the foot of each page helps young readers with any challenging vocabulary without disrupting their reading experience. This title includes information about the author, the historical background to the period in which the author lived and a timeline of world events that places the work in its historical context.