Srsly Hamlet by William ShakespeareSrsly Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Srsly Hamlet

byWilliam Shakespeare, Courtney Carbone

Hardcover | May 26, 2015

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Hamlet, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!
 
Imagine: What if Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, and the tragic Ophelia had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays!
 
A kingdom on the brink of war.
A stolen throne.
A boy seeking revenge.
 
and h8. The classics just got a whole lot more interesting. ;)
 
 
tl;dr A Shakespeare play told through its characters texting with emojis, checking in at certain locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for hip theater lovers and teens.
 
A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it. For example: tl;dr means too long; didn’t read.
COURTNEY CARBONE studied English and creative writing in Baltimore, before moving to New York City to become a full-time children’s book editor. When she isn’t collaborating with the greatest playwright of all time, Courtney can be found studying various forms of comedy and trying to finish the joke, “Two groundlings walk into a bard. ...
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Title:Srsly HamletFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 7.5 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:May 26, 2015Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553535382

ISBN - 13:9780553535389

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic and clever A hilarious and clever retelling of Hamlet in the modern world of the Internet. This is a must read for fans of the Bard's best play.
Date published: 2015-07-16