Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 352 pages, 4.33 × 3.35 × 3.35 in
Published: November 6, 2013
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 162636303X
ISBN - 13: 9781626363038
From the Publisher
Enjoy four of Shakespeare's tragedies told with LEGO bricks.
Here are Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and
Juliet, and Julius Caesar enacted scene by scene,
captioned by excerpts from the plays. Flip through one thousand
color photographs as you enjoy Shakespeare's iconic poetry and
marvel at what can be done with the world's most popular children's
Watch the brick Hamlet give his famous "To be or not to be"
soliloquy, and feel brick Ophelia's grief as she meets her watery
end. Lady Macbeth in brick form brings new terror to "Out, out,
damn spot!" and brick Romeo and Juliet are no less star-crossed for
being rectangular and plastic. The warm familiarity of bricks lends
levity to Shakespeare's tragedies while remaining true to his
The ideal book for Shakespeare enthusiasts, as well as a fun way to
introduce children to Shakespeare's masterpieces, this book employs
Shakespeare's original, characteristic language in abridged form.
Though the language stays true to its origins, the unique format of
these well-known tragedies will give readers a new way to enjoy one
of the most popular playwrights in history.
About the Author
John McCann , a New England native, has over two decades of experience playing with LEGO bricks. He has a BS in biomedical engineering from the University of Hartford and is currently pursuing his master''s degree. He resides in Torrington, Connecticut. Monica Sweeney loves all things related to Spain and Chaucer and has yet to say no to a mini powdered doughnut. She graduated with honors in English from the University of Massachusetts?Amherst and lives in Needham, Massachusetts. Becky Thomas enjoys breaking the bindings of all books Jane Austen, playing video games, and trying out new recipes. She graduated with honors in English from the University of Massachusetts?Amherst, and she lives with her husband, Patrick, and their two cats in Burlington, Massachusetts. John McCann, Monica Sweeney, and Becky Thomas are also the authors of Brick Shakespeare: The Tragedies?Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar , Brick Shakespeare: The Comedies?A Midsummer Night''s Dream, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, and The Taming of the Shrew , and Brick Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Hansel and Gretel, and More . John McCann, a New England native, has over two decades of experience playing with LEGO bricks. He enjoys relaxing lakeside and can solve a Rubik''s Cube in three days flat. John has a BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Hartford and is currently pursuing his Masters. He resides in Torrington, Connecticut. Monica S