The life and works of Shakespeare
Part of the Rising Stars Reading Planet series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Get ready to explore the world of William Shakespeare!
Your guide is Kit, one of Shakespeare's oldest friends.
He will show you around the famous Globe Theatre in London, and tell you the story of the man behind the plays, from his early childhood and his schooldays, to the incredible legacy of his writing.
You'll also get to act out some scenes from his best-known plays, including Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth!
Read on, and you'll discover why Shakespeare is considered to be one of the greatest writers ever.
The Life and Work of Shakespeare is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band.
Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors.
Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers.
Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills.
Reading age: 10-11 years