True or false? Shakespeare didn't write his own plays. Shakespeare burnt down the Globe Theatre. The Great Bard beat the Black Death. The great playwright couldn't spell his own name.
Explore the life and works of the world's great playwright, William Shakespeare. This book examines the myths and legends about Shakespeare's birth and death, his plays, his writing partners, the Globe Theatre, his audience and his family life.
In 'The Bard's Best Bits' we learn which Shakespearean quotes and phrases are still part of our everyday language. The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable.