Brick Shakespeare: The Comedies--A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew

Brick Shakespeare: The Comedies--A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew

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by John McCann, Monica Sweeney, Becky Thomas
     
 

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Explore four of Shakespeare’s comedies like never before—with LEGO bricks! This book presents Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Tempest, in one thousand amazing color photographs. This unique adaptation of the world’s…  See more details below

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Explore four of Shakespeare’s comedies like never before—with LEGO bricks! This book presents Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Tempest, in one thousand amazing color photographs. This unique adaptation of the world’s most famous plays stays true to Shakespeare’s original text, while giving audiences an exciting new perspective as the stories are retold with the universally beloved construction toy.

Get caught up in hilarious misadventures as brick Puck leads the lovers astray through the brick forests of Athens. Watch Cupid kill with traps in the plot to marry Beatrice and Benedict. Marvel at the changing disguises of the men vying for brick Bianca’s affections, and feel the churn of the ocean as Prospero sinks his brother’s ship into the brick sea. These iconic stories jump off the page with fun, creative sets built brick by brick, scene by scene!

This incredible method of storytelling gives new life to Shakespeare’s masterpieces. With an abridged form that maintains original Shakespearean language and modern visuals, this ode to the Bard is sure to please all audiences, from the most versed Shakespeare enthusiasts to young students and newcomers alike!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781628737332
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
04/22/2014
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
531,788
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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John McCann, a New England native, has over two decades of experience playing with LEGO bricks. He enjoys relaxing lakeside and can solve a Rubik’s Cube in three days flat. John has a BS in biomedical engineering from the University of Hartford and is currently pursuing his master's degree. He resides in Torrington, Connecticut.
Monica Sweeney loves all things related to Spain and Chaucer and has yet to say no to a mini powdered doughnut. She graduated with honors in English from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst and lives in Needham, Massachusetts.
Becky Thomas enjoys breaking the bindings of all books Jane Austen, playing video games, and trying out new recipes. She graduated with honors in English from the University of Massachusetts–Amherst, and she lives with her husband, Patrick, and her cat, Leo, in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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