This standout title from the best-selling Eyewitness reference series for children celebrates the iconic English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. Travel back to his birthplace in the small town of Stratford-upon-Avon before accompanying the legendary storyteller through the theatres and playhouses of 16th-century London. Learn where Shakespeare found his inspiration, pay a visit to the famous Globe, and discover why his romances, comedies, and tragedies still captivate readers and audiences more than 500 years later. This one-stop shop for Shakespeare encourages younger readers to experience his life and times firsthand with stunning illustrations, fascinating stories, and revealing content providing both education and entertainment. The updated edition has new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines to engage and enlighten. A giant fold-out wall chart will put the Bard up where he belongs on your bedroom or classroom wall. And Who knows? Eyewitness Shakespeare may inspire you to put pen to paper!