Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

E. NESBIT (1858 - 1924)

Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works. She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. This is a marvelous introduction to the works of Shakespeare that ALL will enjoy. (Summary by Laura)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, General Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface and A Brief Life of Shakespeare Laura Caldwell
00:12:18
Play 01 A Midsummer Night's Dream Stuart Bell
00:13:23
Play 02 The Tempest Elizabeth Klett
00:11:24
Play 03 As You Like It Charlene V. Smith
00:09:20
Play 04 The Winter's Tale Elizabeth Klett
00:12:16
Play 05 King Lear Sibella Denton
00:05:58
Play 06 Twelfth Night Geoff Cowgill
00:14:00
Play 07 Much Ado About Nothing Ransom
00:19:37
Play 08 Romeo and Juliet Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:18:10
Play 09 Pericles Elizabeth Klett
00:10:16
Play 10 Hamlet Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:16:04
Play 11 Cymbeline Elizabeth Klett
00:11:44
Play 12 Macbeth Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:18:04
Play 13 The Comedy of Errors Kehinde
00:15:37
Play 14 The Merchant of Venice Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:15:02
Play 15 Timon of Athens Kehinde
00:17:38
Play 16 Othello Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:21:18
Play 17 The Taming of the Shrew Kehinde
00:11:57
Play 18 Measure for Measure Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:18:12
Play 19 Two Gentlemen of Verona Kehinde
00:16:26
Play 20 All's Well That Ends Well JemmaBlythe
00:13:33