The Tempest

By Georghia Ellianas

Illustrated by Jane Ray

A captivating picture book retelling by Shakespeare’s Globe for very young readers.

William Shakespeare’s dazzling play about magic, revenge and forgiveness is unforgettably re-imagined by Shakespeare’s Globe as a picture book for very young readers. The story is told from the perspective of Ariel, in language that is true to the original play but accessible to all. With shimmering, exquisite illustrations by the acclaimed artist Jane Ray, this captivating retelling is a magical way to introduce children to one of the best-loved works of the world’s greatest playwright.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 4+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406376852
  • Published: 03 Oct 2019
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 300 x 260 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'“Beautiful, shimmering art from Ray.”' The Bookseller, Children’s Previews

'From the exquisite galleon on the frontispiece and an opulent proscenium on the title page to a pink, turreted palace and an island set in turquoise seas, where trees are decorative fountains of gold and emerald leaves.' Children’s Book of the Week, The Sunday Times

'A magical introduction for ages 4+ from Shakespeare's Globe.' featured in a&u loves in Angels & Urrchins

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