The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the
life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery.
Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where
his work eventually thrived and made him a famous and wealthy man. With
black-and-white illustrations that include a diagram of the famous
Globe theater, Celeste Davidson Mannis puts together the pieces of
Shakespeare's life and work for young readers.