Ken Ludwig
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

Scholars estimate that Shakespeare invented around 1700 commonly used words in the English language, plus countless phrases and colloquialisms. Movies, television, and popular culture frequently borrow from his plays and archetypes. According to Ken Ludwig, studying Shakespeare gives kids a head start on language and cultural references they’ll use for years. Adults will also gain appreciation and learn much from this kid-centered guide. Ludwig's fun and, at times, unconventional methods connect Shakespeare's timely themes to modern life. I read this when it first came out. Interesting and inspiring, if a little bonkers at times.

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