The Boy and the Globe

Paperback

A lively and compelling novel published to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Brilliantly illustrated throughout and jam-packed with quizzes, art tasks and other fun activities to spark a love of Shakespeare in young readers.

Young Toby lives on his wits. An orphan and a street-child, he navigates Jacobean London like an old hand. Meanwhile the city has lost its charm for Will Shakespeare, the playwright from Stratford. Beset by troubles personal and professional and suffering from writer's block, he has grown to hate the drama business. But when Toby stumbles into the Globe, the boy's energy and enthusiasm remind Will of the magic that first inspired his love of the theatre, and the two set to work on a new entertainment for The Tempest.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-503-8

Interest age

9+

Publication Date

03-03-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

160 pages

Dimensions

126x178mm

Author

Tony Bradman, Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones

Tony Bradman is a hugely prolific author with a particular passion for bringing history to life for young people. He is a regular at all the major literary festivals, reviews for the Guardian and is the Chair of the Siobhan Dowd Trust. Tony is perhaps best-known for his Dilly the Dinosaur series, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. He lives in Kent.||Tom Morgan Jones is an award-winning illustrator. His work is widely and internationally published, and includes everything from illustrating children’s books and buses, to magazine design and satirical board games.

Product Description

A lively and compelling novel published to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Brilliantly illustrated throughout and jam-packed with quizzes, art tasks and other fun activities to spark a love of Shakespeare in young readers.

Young Toby lives on his wits. An orphan and a street-child, he navigates Jacobean London like an old hand. Meanwhile the city has lost its charm for Will Shakespeare, the playwright from Stratford. Beset by troubles personal and professional and suffering from writer's block, he has grown to hate the drama business. But when Toby stumbles into the Globe, the boy's energy and enthusiasm remind Will of the magic that first inspired his love of the theatre, and the two set to work on a new entertainment for The Tempest.

ISBN

978-1-78112-503-8

Interest age

9+

Publication Date

03-03-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

160 pages

Dimensions

126x178mm

Product Description

A lively and compelling novel published to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. Brilliantly illustrated throughout and jam-packed with quizzes, art tasks and other fun activities to spark a love of Shakespeare in young readers.

Young Toby lives on his wits. An orphan and a street-child, he navigates Jacobean London like an old hand. Meanwhile the city has lost its charm for Will Shakespeare, the playwright from Stratford. Beset by troubles personal and professional and suffering from writer's block, he has grown to hate the drama business. But when Toby stumbles into the Globe, the boy's energy and enthusiasm remind Will of the magic that first inspired his love of the theatre, and the two set to work on a new entertainment for The Tempest.

Author

Tony Bradman, Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones

Tony Bradman is a hugely prolific author with a particular passion for bringing history to life for young people. He is a regular at all the major literary festivals, reviews for the Guardian and is the Chair of the Siobhan Dowd Trust. Tony is perhaps best-known for his Dilly the Dinosaur series, which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. He lives in Kent.||Tom Morgan Jones is an award-winning illustrator. His work is widely and internationally published, and includes everything from illustrating children’s books and buses, to magazine design and satirical board games.