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Billie Shakespeare

Billie Shakespeare

by Cathy McGough
Billie Shakespeare

Billie Shakespeare

by Cathy McGough


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Billie Shakespeare wants to be an actress. Problem is, she's a mouse! But she knows all the lines for Hamlet and loves Shakespeare.

With the help of her best friend Jamie and her family, she hopes to make her dream come true.

Also includes information at the end about Shakespeare and his influence.


"Billie and her three-generation mouse family live under the theater, so she can watch plays from under the seat. She has a Hamlet costume and a sword and has memorized the lines of the play. Besides the mouse family, the other important character is Jamie, Billie's human friend, who can shrink herself down to mouse size and also watch the plays from under the seat. Then comes the day when the play might be canceled because the actor who performs Hamlet is sick. Jamie grows back to full size and speaks to the director. Jamie insists that Billie can do it. Billie's chance has come and she is able to realize her dream of becoming an actor. She and Jamie remain friends for life."

Check out Billy Shakespeare if you want to read about a boy mouse who wants to be an actor!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781990332319
Publisher: Cathy McGough (Stratford Living Publishing)
Publication date: 07/01/2022
Pages: 44
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Cathy lives in writes in Ontario, Canada, with her husband, son, two cats and dog.

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