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Ancient Egypt — Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
The Tudors

Arthur Inkblot, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe brings the Tudor kings and queens to life in this witty, accessible introduction! He retells the most famous moments in Tudor history, from the Wars of the Roses and the Spanish Armada to Christopher Columbus's discovery of America and Henry VIII's many marriages! Packed with jokes and colourful comic-strip illustrations, this is Marcia at her very best.

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Hooray for Mr William Shakespeare!

Explore five of Mr William Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this brilliantly original sticker activity book from bestselling author/ illustrator Marcia Williams. Featuring activities inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and The Tempest. Help Macbeth find his way home from battle, transform Bottom into an ass using a sticker, and add the actors to the stage of the Globe Playhouse ready for a performance of Romeo and Juliet! A fun-packed, interactive interactive introduction to Shakespeare, with words earches, mazes, drawing, colouring and over a hundred stickers!

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Encore, Mr William Shakespeare!

Explore five of Mr William Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this brilliantly original sticker activity book from bestselling author/illustrator Marcia Williams. Featuring activities inspired by The Merchant of Venice, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, Antony and Cleopatra and Twelfth Night. Use your stickers to help Portia disguise herself as a lawyer to save the merchant of Venice, put Richard III on the battlefield ready for his final battle, and learn to translate hieroglyphics to find out what Cleopatra is saying to Antony! A fun-packed, interactive interactive introduction to Shakespeare, with word searches, mazes, drawing, colouring and over a hundred stickers!

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No. 1 of
Shakespeare's
Short Plays
Romeo and Juliet

The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for children, written and illustrated by master storyteller Marcia Williams and featuring Shakespeare's own dialogue. When Romeo falls in love with his enemies' daughter, Juliet, he hopes their love can stop the feuding between their families. But soon their lives are in danger, and they must risk everything to be together...

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No. 2 of
Shakespeare's
Short Plays
Macbeth

The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth for children, written and illustrated by master storyteller Marcia Williams. Macbeth seems to have everything – success on the battlefield, a happy marriage, and the respect of the King. But soon he wants even more. When three witches predict that he'll be King one day, he'll go to any lengths to get it ... even murder. This accessible retelling is faithful to the play and features Shakespeare's own dialogue.

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No. 3 of
Shakespeare's
Short Plays
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's most loved plays in this adaptation for younger children. With witty illustrations, accessible language and dialogue from the original manuscript, this is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for those encountering his work for the first time. Whether you’re about to watch, study or performA Midsummer Night’s Dream, or are just in need of a wonderful story, Marcia Williams brings William Shakespeare to life. Discover the magical exploits of the fairies, follow four young lovers as they venture into a forest, and laugh at the mishaps of Bottom and his acting troupe. The course of true love never did run smooth!

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No. 4 of
Shakespeare's
Short Plays
The Tempest

Marcia Williams retells one of Shakespeare's most famous plays in this adaptation for younger children. With witty illustrations, accessible language and dialogue from the original manuscript, this is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for those encountering his work for the first time. Whether you’re about to watch, study or perform The Tempest, or are just in need of a wonderful story, Marcia Williams brings William Shakespeare to life. Discover the enchantments of Prospero and his supernatural servant Ariel, follow his daughter Miranda as she falls in love for the first time, and read spellbound as you discover the treachery of his brother. A tale of forgiveness and generosity ... such stuff as dreams are made on!

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  Buy ALL FOUR Shakespeare's Short Plays

Marcia presents four of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Accessible, illustrated retellings of his famous tragedy Romeo & Juliet; his epic tragedy Macbeth; one of his best-loved plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream; and The Tempest ... such stuff as dreams are made on! Now, save an amazing £1 to the UK, £6 to the EU and £8 Internationally, when you buy ALL FOUR Short Plays.

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Les Misérables

A wonderful introduction to Victor Hugo’s epic tale of injustice, love and heroism in 19th century France. The story follows Jean Valjean, an ex-convict, as he tries to put his criminal past behind him. Will he manage to escape from the ruthless Police Inspector Javert, who is determined to see him behind bars again? Can he build a life with Cosette, an orphaned girl he has rescued from poverty and neglect? Or will the revolution that is sweeping through the streets of Paris tear all their lives apart?

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Tales from Shakespeare

Take your seats in the Globe Theatre as Marcia Williams presents fourteen of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to Puck’s hilarious escapades in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Marcia brings Shakespeare’s stories vividly to life.

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No. 1 of
Dickens’
Short Novels
Charles Dickens Short Novels: A Christmas Carol

Marcia Williams first introduced a generation of children to the works of Charles Dickens through her masterful comic-strip retellings in Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories, with lifetime sales of over 125,000 copies. Now, she brings Dickens' beloved characters to a fresh audience with a new series of short novels. Meet Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and the Ghosts of Christmas in this splendidly accessible adaptation of A Christmas Carol, illustrated throughout in Marcia's lively style.

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No. 2 of
Dickens’
Short Novels
Charles Dickens Short Novels: Great Expectations

Marcia Williams first introduced a generation of children to the works of Charles Dickens through her masterful comic-strip retellings in Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories, with lifetime sales of over 125,000 copies. Now, she brings Dickens' beloved characters to a fresh audience with a new series of short novels. Meet Pip, Joe, Estella and Miss Haversham in this splendidly accessible adaptation of Great Expectations, illustrated throughout in Marcia's lively style.

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No. 3 of
Dickens’
Short Novels
Charles Dickens Short Novels: Oliver Twist

Marcia Williams first introduced a generation of children to the works of Charles Dickens through her masterful comic-strip retellings in Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories, with lifetime sales of over 125,000 copies. Now, she brings Dickens' beloved characters to a fresh audience with a new series of short novels. Meet Oliver, Fagin, Nancy and the Artful Dodger in this splendidly accessible adaptation of Oliver Twist, illustrated throughout in Marcia's lively style.

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No. 4 of
Dickens’
Short Novels
Charles Dickens Short Novels: David Copperfield

Marcia Williams first introduced a generation of children to the works of Charles Dickens through her masterful comic-strip retellings in Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories, with lifetime sales of over 125,000 copies. Now, she brings Dickens' beloved characters to a fresh audience with a new series of short novels. Meet David, Agnes, Betsey and Mr Dick in this splendidly accessible adaptation of David Copperfield, illustrated throughout in Marcia's lively style.

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  Buy ALL FOUR Charles Dickens Short Novels

Marcia first introduced a generation of children to the works of Charles Dickens through her masterful comic-strip retellings in Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories, with lifetime sales of over 125,000 copies. Now, save an amazing £1 to the UK, £6 to the EU and £8 Internationally, when you buy ALL FOUR Short Novels.

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The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice
Lizzy Bennet’s Diary

Take a peak into Lizzy Bennet’s diary in Marcia’s delightful retelling of the much-loved classic by Jane Austen…The Bennett sisters are growing-up and it’s time for them to find husbands and take their place in posh society. But will everything end up as they hope?

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The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice
The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice

Meet Dormeo, gladiator dormouse and berry nibbler. He will be your guide to ancient Rome in this fascinating and humorous retelling of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. From Romulus and Remus to Julius Caesar, the history of Rome and its people will vividly come to life.

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The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India’s best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three main books of Indian folktales – Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales and Panchatantra Tales – the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth.

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Ancient Egypt — Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
Ancient Egypt – Tales of Gods and Pharaohs

Full of mystery and adventure, the stories of the pharaohs and their ancient gods are steeped in thousands of years of history. From the creation myth to the curse of Tutankhamen and the fall of Cleopatra, these classic retellings bring new life to the myths and wonders of this ancient civilisation.

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My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright

Flossie is just nine years old when, in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and her father leaves the family home to join the army. Flossie is left to bring up her baby brother and to face a whole host of new experiences on her own. Her diary becomes an outlet for relaying all the news from at home and abroad. From the first evacuees arriving to her sweetheart being killed in Normandy in 1944, Flossie has to endure much hardship. But her own special blend of courage, humour and fighting spirit see her through to the Armistice, when she can welcome her dad home at last.

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Archie’s War - Scrapbook

In 1914, just before the outbreak of the First World War, thirteen-year-old Archie is sent a scrapbook in the post from his Uncle Colin. In the years that follow, until the war ends in 1918, we experience life through Archie’s eyes and learn about his world and his family through an exhilarating collage of strip comics, doodles, drawings, cartoon characters, mementoes, photos, thoughts, jokes, and much more - giving an insight into what it was like being a child at this important moment in history.

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Bravo Mr William Shakespeare!

The Globe Theatre is delighted to announce a new season of Mr. William Shakespeare’s plays! Prithee take your place once more for a performance of seven of the Bard’s finest tales. See As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Twelfth Night, King Lear, The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing – each brilliantly presented in dramatic comic-strip form, including Mr Shakespeare’s own dialogue and the riotous remarks of the audience. Bravo!

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Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Travel back to Medieval England and join Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims in this wonderful introduction to one of Britain’s greatest literary legacies. These nine well-loved tales, from a host of colourful characters – the Knight, the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath, the Summoner, the Clerk, the Franklin, the Pardoner and the Nun’s Priest – are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty, comic-strip art, allowing this classic text to be enjoyed by all ages.of this book which retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens' most popular stories.

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Noah’s Ark and Other Bible Stories

In the beginning there was only God … then he started creating! The last and most troublesome of all his creations were men and women. God was forever having to give them a helping hand, as these brilliant stories reveal. Read all about the adventures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Noah and his ark, Joseph and his fabulous robe, David and Goliath, and many more.

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Greek Myths

The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world’s best loved heroes and heroines. In this book, you'll find the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheus and Eurydice; Perseus, the Gorgon-slayer; the musician Arion and his rescue by the dolphins; Pandora and her little box of horrors; the feather-clad fliers Daedalus and Icarus; and the weaving contest between Arachne and the goddess Athene. Each of these tales has been retold with lively text and dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.

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Iggy Wilder’s Great Lost Dog Adventure

Seven-year-old Iggy Wilder loves dogs. In fact, he loves them so much he'd quite like to be one. So when Iggy’s grandpa dies and his dog, Fred, is sent away, Iggy is desperate to get his four-pawed pal back... Packed with doggy facts and canine companionship, this is the heart-warming story of a young boy’s search for his lost friend.

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The Iliad and the Odyssey

The Iliad tells the story of the war between Greeks and Trojans; the love between Helena and Paris; Achilles and Hector’s deadly combat; the Trojan Horse... The Odyssey depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus; his struggles against the one-eyed Cyclops; the terrible Sirens; the dreadful, six-headed Scylla... These classic Greek stories have been retold with lively text and a dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.

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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Aided by the magician Merlin, Arthur draws the sword from the stone to become King of Britain, and Lord of the Knights of the Round Table. Read of their valiant deeds as King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and other heroic knights rescue maidens, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail.

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My Great Lost Dog Adventure! By Me Iggy Wilder

Seven-year-old Iggy Wilder loves dogs. In fact, he loves them so much he'd quite like to be one. So when Iggy’s grandpa dies and his dog, Fred, is sent away, Iggy is desperate to get his four-pawed pal back... Packed with doggy facts and canine companionship, this is the heart-warming story of a young boy’s search for his lost friend.

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Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories

Charles Dickens is not only the author of some of the best-loved stories in the English language, but also the creator of some of its most memorable characters. Meet them all between the pages of this splendid book, which retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens’s most popular stories: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Told in lively comic-strip style, this book relates eleven colourful action-packed tales about Robin and his merry men. Read how Robin becomes an outlaw, gets a ducking from Little John and encounters a disguised Maid Marian in the forest; enjoy the stories of Much the Miller’s Son, Friar Tuck, Allan-a-Dale, Sir Richard of Leigh and the golden arrow. Meet Robin’s sworn enemy Sir Guy of Gisborne, witness his visit from King Richard and see Robin fire his final arrow.

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Mr William Shakespeare’s Plays

Take your place in the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare’s day to see seven of his best-loved plays in performance. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest are all brought vividly to life in Marcia Williams' gloriously accessible comic-strip versions, which include the bard’s own dialogue and the rowdy remarks of the audience.

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Sinbad the Sailor

The stories of Sinbad the Sailor are some of the best loved tales from The Arabian Nights. Travel over the seas and follow Sinbad’s adventures retold in Marcia Williams' vivid comic-strip style. These seven stories are presented in an entertaining and accessible way packed with hilarious creatures and spectacular feats!

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Three Cheers For Inventors!

Dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, this latest wonderful offering from Marcia Williams is full of her characteristic humour. Packed with cartoon-strip illustrations and short biographies, it looks at the discoveries of many famous – and not so famous – inventors from around the world, including Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Meucci, Alexander Graham Bell, John Logie Baird, Thomas Edison, James Watt and many of their predecessors. Three cheers for inventors!

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