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King Lear: A Shakespeare Children's Story

William Shakespeare

9781782267270
64 pages
Sweet Cherry Publishing Llc
Overview

An illustrated adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play – at an easy-to-read level for readers of all ages!

King Lear is one of the greatest tragedies by Shakespeare. The play is focused around Lear, the aging King of Britain, and his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. When Lear wants to step down from the throne, he decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters and asks each daughter how much she loves him. Goneril and Regan, greedy for their share, give him flattering answers, while Cordelia remains silent, which enrages Lear and forces him to disown her. The play tells of Lear’s fate once he has given up his kingdom and destroyed his relationship with his daughter.

About Sweet Cherry Easy Classics:

From Shakespeare to Austen, Sweet Cherry Easy Classics adapts classic literature into stories for children, introducing these timeless tales to a new generation. All titles in the series are leveled for classroom use, including GRLs. The books target early readers ages 6-8, including early school-age children looking for exciting stories, as well as reluctant readers.
Popular books in the series include Pride and Prejudice, A Christmas Carol and Othello.
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