Terry Deary's Best Ever Shakespeare Tales

The Bard gets the Horrible treatment. Quizzes, cartoons and comic strips – plus Shakey’s nastiest bits. And goodness me, how jolly nasty they are! What do you get when Shakespeare meets top author Terry Deary, of Horrible Histories fame? Ten timeless Shakespeare plays rewritten in a super-funny style! Forget the weddings, fairies and yawnsome love poems. Here are the murderers and madmen, ghosts, witches and crazed kings. Yucky bits! Funny bits! Loads of amazing facts!

  • A brilliantly witty retelling of ten Shakespeare plays
  • Written by Horrible Histories star author Terry Deary
  • Explores the history and staging of each featured play
  • King Lear, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, Hamlet and more

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  • Love this book, Terry Deary makes everything so funny and interesting.

    9 March 2014

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    Terry Deary

    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.


    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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