Oxford Bookworms Library: William Shakespeare Level 2: 700-Word Vocabulary
Third Edition Jennifer Bassett
William Shakespeare. Born April 1564, at Stratford-upon-Avon. Died April 1616. Married Anne Hathaway: two daughters, one son. Actor, poet, famous playwright. Wrote nearly forty plays. But what was he like as a man? What did he think about when he rode into London for the first time . . . or when he was writing his plays Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet . . . or when his only son died? We know the facts of his life, but we can only guess at his hopes, his fears, his dreams.
- ISBN: 978-0-19-479076-5
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- Pages: 72
- Binding: Paperback
- Dimensions: 198x129 inches
Average Page Count (Main Text):40
Average Word Count: 6,500
v Lexile Measures: 390L-980L
Approx. Reading Level: Grades 1-10
Part of... Oxford Bookworms Library
- Word count 9,135
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