All the World's a Stage
A Pop-Up Biography of William Shakespeare
ISBN10: 0811811476 ISBN13: 9780811811477 Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc Published: Jul 1 1999 Pages: 15 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 9.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Shakespeare's world comes alive in the elaborate pop-up illustrations and fascinating text of this historically accurate portrait of the world's most famous dramatist. "All the World's a Stage" invites readers to step inside the life of 16th-century England's most luminous playwright and to discover how he got his start in the theater, how he came to London and later escaped the spreading plague, and how he evolved from an actor into the house playwright of the famous Globe Theater. Shakespeare is everywhere these days-from hit movies to best-selling scholarly studies-and this entertaining look at his life offers a perfect way for readers of any age to get better acquainted with the master of the Elizabethan stage.