Adam McKeown has taught Shakespeare, Renaissance culture, and writing at New York University, Clarkson University, and Princeton, and is currently a professor at Adelphi University in Long Island.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Young Reader's Shakespeare Series)by Adam McKeown, Antonio Javier Caparo (Illustrator)
Humorous, romantic, and thoroughly enchanting, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most delicious confections. Now, with this stunningly illustrated and accessible retelling, his gossamer tale of mixed-up love among humans and fairies will captivate today’s young readers. Seamlessly weaving the original play’s exquisite words into modern language, Adam McKeown eases children into Shakespeare’s magical world, while Antonio Javier Caparo’s magnificent art superbly captures the characters and the action.
To aid understanding, Renaissance scholar McKeown provides thought-provoking background on Shakespeare and the play, a “Who’s Who” of the characters, and fascinating questions for young readers to ponder.
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