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William Shakespeare’s: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare Retellings, #6)

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Bruce Coville follows his earlier critically acclaimed retellings of Shakespeare's works with a lively interpretation of one of the Bard's most beloved comedies. In this boisterous tale of hidden identities and misplaced love, Coville once again weaves his own lyrical prose together with pivotal lines from Twelfth Night.

Tim Raglin has captured all the hilarity of the pla
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 10th 2003 by Dial
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Lisa  (Bookworm Lisa)
Feb 23, 2011 Lisa (Bookworm Lisa) rated it really liked it
I love this format to introduce children to William Shakespear's plays. The wording and the pictures make it easier to understand.
Dayna
Feb 13, 2013 Dayna rated it really liked it
A delightful rendition of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night for kids. The pictures are wonderful. The author weaves summary with direct quotations from the plays. Although the text is over my kids's heads (they are 4 & 5), still, they have requested we read it several times.
Natalie
Nov 18, 2009 Natalie rated it really liked it
So, you want to read the story of Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night". You are looking for something fun and visual but not too dumbed down. You are looking for something that will appeal to your 3rd-grader and not offend your high school student. You are looking for a great introduction to the bard, and/or a quick synopsis before viewing the actual play. Well then, this is your book!

"Twelfth Night" is one of the better known Shakespearean comedies. It contains the elements of mistaken identity,
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Lilac Mohr
Sep 23, 2016 Lilac Mohr rated it it was amazing
My family just adores the Bruce Coville picture-book versions of Shakespeare. This one was no exception.
Angie Libert
Jul 11, 2014 Angie Libert rated it really liked it
I loved this book! I wish the library contained the full collection of these!
Andrea
Jan 29, 2014 Andrea rated it liked it
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The pictures are well done. The story is limited to the essential, so it's easy to follow and concise. Though I liked it mostly because it reminded me of the 1996 movie directed by Trevor Nunn.
Eva
Feb 06, 2010 Eva rated it really liked it
We are planning on seeing the Oregon Shakespeare production of this play this summer. Coville's retelling of this play was humorous and fun. We enjoyed it and look forward to reading more of his works.
Michelle
Jun 06, 2009 Michelle rated it really liked it
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I don't like the artwork in this book as well as I do the others, but it is still a great adaptation.
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Jan 21, 2009 Sierra rated it it was amazing
so far so good
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