What's So Special About Shakespeare?
author: Michael Rosen
illustrator: Sarah Nayler
More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers that question with humor, knowledge, and appreciation, offering a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare’s life, his London, and four of his plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest.
Michael Rosen’s lively exploration of Shakespeare, reissued in an accessible new format for young middle-grade readers.