Shakespeare's Storybook

  • by Patrick Ryan
  • Narrated by Patrick Ryan
  • 1 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Introduce children to the works of William Shakespeare with this captivating collection. Professional storyteller Patrick Ryan has brought together the stories that are at the heart of seven of Shakespeare's masterpieces. He introduces each story with fascinating information about its history and its prevalence in other cultures, as well as offering insights into local traditions and political issues that influenced Shakespeare's writing. Patrick Ryan's lively narration harks back to the days when stories were shared aloud ? Shakespeare's days!


What the Critics Say

Winner of The American Folklore Society's Aesop Accolade, 2002


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I love these stories. My kids (will) love them too!
Shakespeare is inspiring and very creative. Well, the authors are.
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- Andrew L. Winternitz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-24-2007
  • Publisher: Barefoot Books