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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Young Reading Series 2
A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • A delightful version of Shakespeare's play specially adapted for children.
  • The enchanting story of magic and mix-ups, fairies and fools is retold in a captivating style, with beautiful illustrations that bring the characters to life.
  • Internet links on the Usborne Quicklinks Website allow readers to discover more about Shakespeare and his plays.
  • Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Age: 6+

Lexile Measure: 490L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746063330
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Lesley Sims

Illustrator: Serena Riglietti

Reader reviews

a most excellent introduction
In preparation for taking my (then) 3 year-old daughter to see her first live MIDSUMMER, I read her this version first. It spells out what can be a confusing tale to a small child very simply and enjoyably - and she was able to enjoy and understand the performance as a result! This book is still a perennial favourite - and I wish Usborne would adapt even more of the Bard's works in this style!

pengo, 12th February 2009


  • Usborne Quicklinks
    See the Internet links for this book.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.

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