By: William Shakespeare
Script Adaptation: John McDonald
Pencils & Inks: Jon Haward
Inking Assistant: Gary Erskine
Coloring & Lettering: Nigel Dobbyn
Exclusive US library/school hardback edition.
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 an illustrated character list (Dramatis Personae), 121 pages of story artwork, and fascinating support material that tells the story of the real Macbeth, details the life of Shakespeare and explains the origins of the play, how it was written for King James I in 1606.
Set in Scotland in the year 1040, Macbeth is a general (or Thane) in King Duncan’s army who is highly thought of amongst his fellow countrymen. Returning victorious from a battle, he encounters three witches who convince him that he will be king of Scotland. When Lady Macbeth learns about this, they formulate an evil plan to secure their future.
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 978-1-907127-73-1.
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