24 pp, paperback, ISBN: 9781 911363 07 1
In this beautiful picture-book in the ‘Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha’ series, one of Europe’s great classics is retold in Irish.
Long ago, in the city of Verona in Italy, lived Romeo and Juliet. Although thir families hated each other, Romeo and Juliet were madly in love. But destiny and their own families came in their way and put a tragic end to this love story.
In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the child’s imagination.
Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha is a collection of six beautifully illustrated picture-books for young readers. The collection comprises of An Odaisé (The Odussey), Romeo agus Juliet, Frankenstein, Oileán an Órchiste (Treasure Island), Don Cíochótae (Don Quixote) agus Camchuairt Ghuilivéir (Gulliver’s Travels).
William Shakespeare was born in England in the 16th Century. Rome and Juliet is one of his best known plays. Darach Ó Scolai translated this abridged version for children.