Will's Words

Will's Words

How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk

Unknown - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
"When Jane Sutcliffe sets out to write a book about William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, in her own words, she runs into a problem- Will's words keep popping up all over the place! What's an author to do? After all, Will is responsible for such familiar phrases as "what's done is done" and "too much of a good thing." He even helped turn "household words" into household words. a But, Jane embraces her dilemma, writing about Shakespeare, his plays, and his famous phrases with glee. After all, what better words are there to use to write about the greatest writer in the English language than his very own?a As readers will discover, "the long and the short of it" is this- Will changed the English language forever. a Backmatter includes an author's note, a bibliography, and a timeline."
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781580896382
Branch Call Number: J 822.33 Sutcl
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Shelley, John 1959-- Illustrator


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Jan 02, 2018

A literary masterpiece tracing back several common day phrases that William Shakespeare either created or emphasized. With history, culture and an incredible sense of the essence of the times.
Fun and memorable, my little person wants to read it again!

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings

No similar edition of this title was found at VPL.

Try searching for Will's Words to see if VPL owns related versions of the work.

Suggest for Purchase

To Top