The Merchant of Venice (Graphic Classics)

Written by Fiona Macdonald (adapter) and William Shakespeare (author) and Illustrated by Penko Gelev

The life of Antonio, the merchant of Venice, is threatened by Shylock the moneylender, when Antonio cannot repay his debt. But Antonio is brilliantly defended in a court of law by Portia, the clever young wife of his dear friend Bassanio. Graphic Classics titles introduce many of the world's literary masterpieces to young readers. Elementary and secondary school teachers will value these books as a way to make great novels and plays accessible to their students--especially to those students who resist reading. Each Graphic Classics title includes a thumbnail biography of the author, a list of his or her important works, a timeline of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
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Barron's Educational Series
Grade Level 3rd - 7th