Be an eyewitness to one of the world’s greatest playwrights. This highly visual, full-color book brings the Elizabethan world to life. Discover what Shakespeare did when the theater was closed by the plague, find out how music was used in plays, and see what the interior of the Globe Theater looked like. Other topics include country fun, Elizabethan childhood, the plague, staging a play, music and dance, clothes and costumes, the King’s Men, the audience, Stratford, and book publishing.
The DK Eyewitness Series is ideal for global and visual students. It can be used to supplement any curriculum or readers with more details and excellent visuals. A glossary is included in the back of the book.
Publisher: DK Dorling Kindersley (Penguin Random House)
Page Count: 72
Author: Peter Crisp
Age: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Grade: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Literature, Biography