Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman

Published: ArcturusPages: 128Date published: 01/08/2021Date read: 10/07/2021 This beautifully illustrated compendium brings the Bard’s timeless tales to life for a younger generation, with wit and panache. Sam Newman’s cleverly reworked text retains many of Shakespeare’s own inimitable turns of phrase, while simplifying and clarifying the language to make stories accessible to children. Khoa Le’s opulentContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman”

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 372Date released: 31/03/2020Date read: 11/05/2020 Warwickshire in the 1580’s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settled with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies inContinue reading “Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell”