+ Illustrated Edition In this wonderful book, Shakespeare's best tales are reduced to a simple level and retold in a more modern style that children -- and, of course, adults too -- could easily read and understand. A great introduction to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate Shakespeare's sonnets and plays. The collection features twenty plays: + Romeo and Juliet + Hamlet + Othello + A Midsummer Night's Dream + Macbeth + As You Like It + Much Ado About Nothing + The Winter's Tale + The Tempest + The Two Gentlemen of Verona + The Merchant of Venice + Cymbeline + King Lear + All's Well that Ends Well + The Taming of the Shrew + The Comedy of Errors + Measure for Measure + Twelfth Night, or What You Will + Timon of Athens + Pericles, Prince of Tyre A great intro! A good summary! The best guide to Shakespeare!