Are you intimidated by Shakespeare? Do you wonder how you can introduce the bard’s work to your kids if you aren’t all that familiar with it yourself? Ah yes. You’ve come to the right place. :)

I am a huge (HUGE!) fan of Ken Ludwig‘s book, How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare (now available in paperback!) and I invited him onto the show to inspire and encourage you.

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In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • how Shakespeare helps our children to be more human
  • his thoughts about watching a movie or see a performance before reading a play
  • his favorite adaptions we can share with our kids

 

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Episode 06
Shakespeare’s Stories for Young Readers (Dover Children’s Classics)

Shakespeare’s Stories for Young Readers (Dover Children’s Classics)

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**Description from Amazon: Twelve of Shakespeare's greatest tales come to life in this entertaining collection of short, lively stories specially adapted for young readers. Capturing the vital events and using some of the original wording, the stories serve as a perfect introduction to Shakespeare for preteens and as literate...

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Tales From Shakespeare  Student Edition  Complete And Unabridged

Tales From Shakespeare Student Edition Complete And Unabridged

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**Description from Amazon: Tales from Shakespeare is an English children's book written by Charles Lamb with his sister Mary Lamb. The book reduced the archaic English and complicated storyline of Shakespeare to a simple level that children (and many adults!) could easily read and comprehend. Twenty classic tales are includ...

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The Young Reader’s Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Young Reader’s Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

*Description from Amazon: Humorous, romantic, and thoroughly enchanting, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most delicious confections. Now, with this stunningly illustrated and accessible retelling, his gossamer tale of mixed-up love among humans and fairies will captivate today’s young readers. Seamles...

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The Young Reader’s Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

The Young Reader’s Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

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*Description from Amazon: The latest entry in a successful new series."Are you Romeo, and a Montague?""Neither, fair maid, if either you dislike."Juliet smiled.This wonderfully contemporary retelling features enticing art on nearly every page and provides an excellent introduction to the story. Written by an outstanding scho...

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Shakespeare’s Theatre

Shakespeare’s Theatre

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*Description from Amazon: This volume about the Globe Theatre in London is a history both of how it was used in Shakespeare's time, and of its rebuilding over the past 15 years. One artist, June Everett, has recorded the rebuilding of the theatre from the beginning in a series of watercolours. They record the detail as well ...

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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

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Winner of the Falstaff Award for Best Shakespeare Book, How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare is a foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the classic works of William Shakespeare by Tony-Award winning playwright, Ken Ludwig. To know some Shakespeare provides a head start in ...

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The Young Person’s Guide to Shakespeare: [Book-and-CD Set]

The Young Person’s Guide to Shakespeare: [Book-and-CD Set]

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**Description from Amazon: Who was Shakespeare, and why has his work remained so compelling to us for so many centuries? With conversational text, informative sidebars, and full-color photographs, The Young Person’s Guide to Shakespeare makes Shakespeare’s life and work accessible to young readers. Topics addressed includ...

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