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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Shakespearean Actor!

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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Shakespearean Actor! by Jacqueline Morley
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In 16th century London, you start work as an actor at William Shakespeare's theatre, but soon realise it won't be easy. It'll take an excellent memory, a penchant for wearing dresses and a keen eye for avoiding rotten vegetables. But against all odds, you could do well here...just watch where you're pointing that cannon! Humorous illustrations bring the characters to life, while informative captions explain processes or chronological events. Each spread comes complete with a Handy Hint box, offering a clever tip on how to survive whatever ghastly situation you've found yourself in. A glossary and index featured in every title makes the "You Wouldn't Want To Be" series an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.

Author Biography

Jacqueline Morley studied English at Oxford University. She has taught English and History and is the author of numerous books, including award-winning historical non-fiction titles for children. David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.
Release date NZ
March 10th, 2016
Contributor
Illustrated by David Antram
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated edition
Imprint
Book House
Pages
40
Dimensions
212x240x3
ISBN-13
9781910706473
Product ID
24163021

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