By: William Shakespeare
Script Adaptation: John McDonald
Characters & Artwork: Jason Cardy & Kat Nicholson
Lettering: Jim Campbell
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Original Text – Graphic Novel (Library binding)
Exclusive US library/school hardback edition.
- This is Shakespeare's entire play as a full-color graphic novel.
- Library-bound to withstand the rigors of school and library use.
Lexile® measure GN700L
This inspired graphic novel version depicts every scene of the play in full-color comic book style illustrations, with every word of the original text. It is authentic yet it is very easy to follow, much like watching the play. It is ideal for purists, students, and readers alike.
The book includes a character list (Dramatis Personae) and information about William Shakespeare and the history of the play.
Hermia is in love with Lysander but her father forbids them to marry, insisting that she marries Demetrius instead, whom Hermia’s friend Helena loves. Hermia and Lysander escape to the woods, pursued by Demetrius and Helena. However there is trouble in the woods because the king and queen of the fairies, Oberon and Titania, have quarrelled. To spite Titania, Oberon instructs the mischievous Puck to squeeze the juice of a magic flower into her eyes while she sleeps, so that she falls in love with the first thing she sees when she wakes. He also instructs Puck to apply the same magic to Demetrius so that he will fall in love with Helena. However, Puck gets it all wrong…
To support the use of this title in the classroom, photocopiable teachers resources are available that offer lesson plans and activities from 6th grade and up: ISBN 978-1-907127-76-2.
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Library binding (Hardback)