Blackwood, Gary L. The Shakespeare stealer, by Gary Blackwood.
Blackwood, Gary L. ISBN: 978-1-1012-0003-2.
The Shakespeare Stealer is a 1998 historical fiction novel by Gary Blackwood. Taking place in the Elizabethan-era England, it recounts the story of Widge, an orphan whose master sends him to steal Hamlet from The Lord Chamberlain's Men. It was an ALA Notable Children's Book in 1999. Blackwood published two sequels, Shakespeare's Scribe (2000) and Shakespeare's Spy (2003).
The Shakespeare Stealer was by far one of the best historical fiction books I have ever read. Once you get through Widge's life as an orphan and his apprenticeship at Dr. Bright's the book is action packed and forces you to read, and read, and read on.
Gary L. Blackwood sold his first story when he was nineteen, and has been writing and publishing stories, articles . Blackwood sold his first story when he was nineteen, and has been writing and publishing stories, articles, plays, novels, and nonfiction books regularly ever since. His stage plays have won awards and been produced in university and regional theatre. Nonfiction subjects he's covered include biography, history, and paranormal phenomena. His juvenile novels, which include WILD TIMOTHY, THE DYING SUN, and THE SHAKESPEARE STEALER, are set in a wide range of times and places, from Elizabethan England to a parallel universe.
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Gary Blackwood is the author of a number of books for young readers. They include "The Shakespeare Stealer" and "Shakespeare's Scribe," the first two award-winning novels about Widge, and, most recently, "The Year of the Hangman, Библиографические данные. The Shakespeare Stealer Shakespeare Stealer.
Widge is involved in an plot to steal William Shakespeare's play "Hamlet. Praise for The Shakespeare Stealer: "A fast-moving historical novel. School Library Journal.
Stealer By Gary Blackwood When school begins in August, you will be tested over the summer reading books. 4. Describe Shakespeare s personality. 5. Widge finds out that the man who runs the Chamberlain s Men (Leicester Company) is.
1 The Shakespeare Stealer By Gary Blackwood When school begins in August, you will be tested over the summer reading books. You will not have to present the answers to this study guide in class. Its purpose, however, is to guide your reading of the book and prepare you for the test. Be sure that you answer these questions in such a way that you can study from them.
Summary:Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play Hamlet-or else. A delightful adveture full of humor and heart set in Elizabethan England Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"-or else.