Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb
Tales from Shakespeare is a collection of 20 stories. It was adapted for young readers from the original plays by William Shakespeare.
The book was written with an intention to modernise the archaic English and complicated story line of Shakespeare to a simple level that children could read and comprehend.
Mary Lamb retold the comedies, while Charles retold the tragedies. They wrote the preface between them. Pages 256. Illustrated. Paperback. ISBN:9788176061278
Adapted by Mary Lamb:
The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Cymbeline, All’s Well That Ends Well, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night:, Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Adapted by Charles Lamb:
King Lear, Macbeth, Timon of Athens, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Othello.