10 Best Ever: 10 Best Shakespeare Stories Ever!

Shakespeare. Yawn! Weddings. Fairies. Kings. Queens. Boring bits. Blah… blah… Wait! SHOCKER! Here’s Shakey with the nasty bits! And goodness gracious me, how jolly nasty they are!

  • Ten dead in Denmark
  • Malvolio’s night of madness
  • The menace of Venice
  • Midsummer mix-ups and magic
  • Caesar’s spirit taking revenge
  • Big Mac and the tartan terrors
  • Lovers playing dead in a balcony belter

... plus photo-stories, weird witchcraft, crazy quizzes and cruel cartoons. Retold by star author Terry Deary, a man who knows just how to make you quake, this book brings you all of Shakey’s most shocking and bloodthirsty stories. It’s 100% horrible!

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  • all history books are cool.

    19 July 2014

  • There are only two words to describe this book: Informative and Hilarious. It’s just perfect.

    7 March 2014

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    I like Shakespeare books there really good

    5 March 2014

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    this book is a great way to learn about history i really enjoyed reading the books

    6 March 2013

  • loved it

    Fantastic book. I loved Shakespear even before this book came out but now the stories are even more real and exciting to me. A must read for all avid historical readers. Funny too!

    20 April 2010

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    Terry Deary

    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.


    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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