An ideal first introduction to eight of Shakespeare's most-loved stories.
About the Author
Andrew Matthews is a celebrated children's author, who has written over fifty books and has twice been nominated for the Smarties prize.
Angela Barrett completed a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art,
London and was taught by Quentin Blake. Upon leaving, Angela turned
almost immediately to illustration as a career. She won the Smarties Prize in 1988 for Can It Be True?, the
WH Smith Illustration Award in 1991 for The Hidden House and was
shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award in 1984 and 1989 and the Kate
Greenaway Medal in 1993 for Beware, Beware!
The Orchard Book of Stories
from the Ballet and The Orchard Book of Shakespeare Stories are
exquisitely illustrated by Angela and are regarded as definitive
collections. Angela has become a leading figure in illustration and her
unique talent is recognised internationally. Her artwork regularly
features in exhibitions and is highly collectable. Angela lives in