What Is the Story of Romeo and Juliet? by Bisantz, Max

What Is the Story of Romeo and Juliet?

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Discover the origins of one of literature's most famous couples, Romeo and Juliet, and their creator, William Shakespeare, in this fun and informative addition to the What Is the Story Of? series.

In 1597, Shakespeare debuted his newest play, a tragedy about a young Italian couple whose families were sworn enemies. Romeo and Juliet quickly became one of the most famous couples in literary history, and this play became one of Shakespeare's most performed shows. But did you know that much of Romeo and Juliet's story was adapted from tales by other writers? Learn all about how William Shakespeare's dynamic and romantic teenage duo sprouted from the Italian story of The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet in 1562 and grew into adaptions like West Side Story and even Gnomeo & Juliet in this nonfiction book for young readers.

Author: Max Bisantz, Who Hq
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Published: 12/26/2023
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Series: What Is the Story Of?
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.30w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781524792244
Audience: Ages 9-12