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 events.
Your inner artist will enjoy these colouring-in books. They provide a creative way to relax and unwind, free the mind, and increase focus and creativity. The beautiful line illustrations inspired by Mehndi patterns from Hindu culture have been carefully drawn so you can colour in and personalise to make them your own.
The How to Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing endangered species, from gorillas to pandas, including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition.
William Shakespeare, A Very Peculiar History uniquely explores the life and works of the widely-regarded greatest writer of the English language. Through dispelling common myths (Could his father really not read or write? What really happened during ‘the Lost Years’? Why did he retire from writing while only in his early 40s?) and revealing fascinating trivia, this book attempts to answer many of the often-disputed questions surrounding the life of the nation’s favourite playwright.