This most famous of love stories is uniquely presented in picture book form for children. The tale is told scene by scene in a simple lively style, with dialogue reproducing Shakespeare's own words so that the most celebrated passages of the play are retained in their original form.
Michael Rosen is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. He regularly appears on radio, and received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. He lives in London. Jane Ray is a prolific and accomplished illustrator whose work has garnered critical acclaim. She lives in London.