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Shakespeare for Children - Jim Weiss

Shakespeare for Children - Jim Weiss
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Shakespeare for Children - Jim Weiss
Shakespeare for Children performed by Jim Weiss

The glorious richness of two of Shakespeare's best loved plays on a level children can grasp.

Stories Included:
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Taming of the Shrew

Audio CD Details:
  • Audio CD Length: 1 hour
  • Recommended Ages: 7 and up

"Respects both the source and the audience ... it works perfectly!" Booklist, The American Library Association

"Preserves the rich flavor of the original while making the plot understandable and thoroughly enjoyable for kids. " Home Education Magazine

"Suddenly I understand. My four-year-old is narrating Shakespeare...Thank you, Jim Weiss!" www.melissawiley.net

Jim Weiss' audio CDs are the recipient of 53 major national awards from:
  • The American Library Association
  • Parents' Choice Foundation
  • The Parents' Council
  • The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
  • The Film Advisory Board
  • Parents' Guide to Children's Media Award
  • ...and many more.

About the Storyteller: Jim travels extensively about The United States, giving live performances at stores, libraries, schools and community events. He has hosted and starred in a PBS television pilot that won a Northern California Emmy for Best Children's Show, and has even performed at The White House Annual Easter Event. As a storyteller, Jim's performances have been described as exciting and enchanting. His connection to his audience is magnetic and interactive, proof positive that storytelling today rejuvenates one of the first and most personal forms of entertainment. Adults and children alike leave the performance feeling that they have really met characters from a wide range of classic literature and folk tales. Jim's presentations garner heightened respect for the art of storytelling and the literature itself.

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To enhance your learning experience, we've provided links below to educational websites regarding the subject matter of this item... we've done the research for you! Want more? Make sure to see our Free Resources for Parents and Educators.

Folger Shakespeare Library — There are many lessons and activities here to introduce children to Shakespeare!

Utah Shakespearean Festival — Listed in the Educational Resources section (found through the Education link on the left side of the screen) are many facts and lessons about Shakeseare, his writings, and his plays.

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