Shakespeare once wrote a story
about a king wrapped in glory
who had a lot to learn
Shakespeare's King Lear is classic tale of family and what matters most.
Retold now in picture book form for all ages to enjoy.
Whether you are reading to a toddler, students or a Shakespeare enthusiast, this story is for you.
Featuring minimalistic art and simplified language to make an engaging exploration of the themes of loyalty, truth and tribulation.
Yorick is a school teacher who lives in Australia. He loves collecting armour, drawing and telling stories to his children, Lizzie and Felix.
He noticed that most only encountered the works of William Shakespeare when they had to study him at secondary school. Why can't there be more versions of his stories for people as young as Lizzie and Felix to enjoy?
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