In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, featuring a diverse cast that underscores the story's universality, Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing this classic play to life.
Age Range: From 12 to 99
Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA), September 2013
Product Dimensions: 10.4 L × 6.5 W × 0.5 H
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Gareth Hinds s stylish graphic adaptation of the Bard s romantic tragedy offers modern touches including a diverse cast that underscores the story s universality.
She s a Capulet. He s a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don t know they re from rival families and when they find out, they don t care. Their love is honest and raw and all consuming.But it s also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together?In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare s original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare s Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page.
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