Macbeth #killingit (OMG Shakespeare)

by Courtney Carbone

Macbeth #killingit (2016, Random House Children's Books)
ISBN:
9780553538809

81 pages

English language

Published Jan 9th 2016 by Random House Children's Books.

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2 star

(1 review)

Macbeth, one of the greatest stories ever told in texts?! Imagine: What if that tragic couple, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare s most famous plays!

2 editions

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  • Adaptations

capricious nerd / nerd teacher [books] reviewed Macbeth #killingit

I mean, they tried?

2 star

I like what this book attempts to do? And it's a really interesting way to make people, especially younger audiences, interested in Shakespeare and interpreting the play into a more 'modern' way. However, there are a few issues:

  1. It's already dated, and I read this in 2018. As someone who still interacts with teenagers (as a teacher) and participates in …