Tales from Shakespeare

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The Tales from Shakespeare collection showcases five popular stories from William Shakespeare. The Tempest is a romantic comedy, with elements of tragedy, where a magnificent storm created by magic brings both young love and a long-awaited revenge to the same island. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy combining themes of romance, jealousy, and trickery, where dreams finally come true on a fine midsummer night. The Merchant of Venice is a comedy with serious themes. It highlights the morals of friendship, true love, wit, and forgiveness. Macbeth is a tragedy, showing that dissatisfaction and greed for power can totally destroy one’s life. Antony and Cleopatra is another tragedy, with romantic themes, showing that sometimes love and power may not get along well with each other. Although love is a high value, it should not stand in our way to perform our duties.


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Tales from Shakespeare aims to bring the joy of Shakespeare’s masterpieces to the young audience. Tailored to meet the needs of students at preparatory level, each story is selected and re-told to help students gain confidence as they grow their knowledge of the English language and literature.

This re-telling of Shakespeare’s stories is aimed at readers aged 12+ and is ideal for students who wish to extend and consolidate their knowledge of English.


  • Adapted for students of English
  • With activity pages
  • With pre-reading, post-reading, and critical thinking questions
  • Accompanied by colourful and engaging illustrations
  • Glossary with targeted vocabulary words
  • E-book

Book Details


Audio book, E-book, Story Book




Celia Jenkins,

William Shakespeare


Prime Press


Story Land Literature