A Shakespeare Story: Henry V
Illustrated by Tony Ross6-9 years
A thrilling retelling of this fantastic historical play. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Patriotism in Henry V.
The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
Have you read all of The Shakespeare Stories books? Available in this series: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, Othello, The Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, and King Lear.
Matthew's vibrant and accessible retelling, coupled with expressive and funny illustrations by Tony Ross, provides a perfect introduction to this story from Shakespeare
Matthews has turned the play into a lively, straightforward story which conveys the spirit of the original, ably abetted by the drawings of Tony Ross, who can depict the subtlest facial expressions with three sots, a smudge and a squiggle