A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream Cover

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare; Kate Brown (Illustrator)

Amulet Books, Paperback, 9780810994751, 207pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

The latest in the breakout series "Manga Shakespeare," introducing teens to a new kind of Bard. In one of Shakespeare's funniest, most enduring stories, meddling fairies create unexpected love triangles among a group of teenagers. Hermia is in love with Lysander. Demetrius is in love with Hermia. Helena is in love with Demetrius. Add to the mix Puck, a fairy with a powerful love potion, and chaos is sure to follow. Now everyone's in love with Helena, Hermia is hopping mad, and the fairy queen Titania is in love with a man with a donkey's head Using the style and visual language of manga, Kate Brown transforms Shakespeare's world into something new and vibrant. It's the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's work for reluctant readers and manga fans alike. F&P level: Z.

About the Author
Kate Brown graduated with distinction from England s only sequential-illustration course, specializing in graphic novels. Her work has been published in the "Best New Manga" series, and she has completed work for "The Girly Comic."