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.