Jenny Oldfield's 'As You Like It' is a fresh, youthful retelling of Shakespeare's comedy. When half of the royal court end up abandoning their luxury lifestyles for the back-to-basics life of the forest no one really knows who they are anymore - let alone who anyone else is. In the midst of all this, the young people are trying to find love and everyone is looking for an end to the feuding. The Shakespeare Today series captures the magic of Shakespeare's text and sets it in an accessible and contemporary style.
The series will cover the ten plays studied at SATs level. Narrative texts incorporate key quotes in a seamless way.Contemporary language is appealing to young readers.Central themes and messages are presented in an accessible format.
'Contemporary re-telling' Angels & Urchins
Jenny Oldfield is a best-selling author of over 50 children's books. She writes series fiction (including Home Farm Twins) and has published many books with Hodder. She has contributed to the A & C Black White Wolves series with Live the Dream, one of our most successful titles in the younger age ranges.