Free Read [Biography Book] Î Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk - by Jane Sutcliffe John Shelley Æ
Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM By Jane Sutcliffe John Shelley

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 householWhen 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 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 As readers will discover, the long and the short of it is this Will changed the English language forever Backmatter includes an author s note, a bibliography, and a timeline.
  • Title: Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk
  • Author: Jane Sutcliffe John Shelley
  • ISBN: 9781580896382
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover

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Sue Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk is both a fun and interesting introduction to Elizabethan theater and Shakespeare's place in it. What a fantastic introduction for young adults or older children. The book is set up as a guide to what theater goers of the time experienced and through this guide also introduces us to words and phrases that Shakespeare either used for the first time/created or saved from linguistic obscurity. All of those mentioned in this book are sti [...]
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Calista Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This book gives a fun little history of the London plays and what life was like back then. It is also telling us phrases that Will either gave us or immortalized. "Wild-Goose Chase" "Too much of a good thing" These all came from Shakespeare.The art is lovely and gives the feeling of excitement and crowds. There are so many people in this book.It's a nice introduction into Will and the world of plays. My niece did enjoy it.
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Ami Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
As a Shakespeare lover, this was a delight to read. The illustrations were lovely and quite extensive at times and the information inside the book was delivered in an interesting manner. Not only does the audience learn about phrases that Shakespeare either coined or borrowed and made overwhelmingly popular, but we also learn about Shakespeare's life and the theatre during Elizabethan times. Overall the book works extremely well in the picture book format. The illustrations give humorous added d [...]
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Tasha Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Though she set out to write a book about the Globe Theatre and Shakespeare himself, the author was quickly caught up in all of the ways that Shakespeare has impacted our modern language and wrote the book about the instead. The result is a book that is immensely engaging and great fun to read. It is still in so many ways a book about the bard, his work and his theater, but it is also a vibrant and fascinating book about language and how modern colloquialisms hearken back to Shakespeare himself.S [...]
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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
i loved this book! Sutcliffe describes how a Shakespearean play was viewed and performed at the Globe Theatre back in 17th century, and, in the process, introduces us to words and phrases that Shakespeare either invented in or popularized through his plays. Fascinating! I had no idea that so many of the sayings I use today originated with him. She even tells us which play the phrases or words were used in. I enjoyed reading about the audience watching the plays. How, I wonder, did the actors mak [...]
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Becky Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
First sentence: Dear Reader: We have to talk. I have failed you. I set out to write a book about the Globe Theatre and its great storyteller, William Shakespeare. About how the man was an absolute genius with words and wove those words into the most brilliant and moving plays ever written. But that's just the trouble. You see, I wanted to tell you the story in my own words. But Will Shakespeare's words are there, too, popping up all over the place. It's not my fault. Really. Will's words are eve [...]
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Sandy Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This is actually a fairly interesting and informative read for children about play-going and the Globe Theater during Shakespeare's time. The way that it incorporates words and phrases popularized by Shakespeare makes it even more interesting. My only complaint - and unfortunately it's kind of a big one - is that there are no actual quotes from Shakespeare's plays to give these words context. The play, act, and scene are all cited and a basic description of the plot and how the words are used is [...]
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Nancy Kotkin Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Text: 5 starsIllustrations: 5 starsEngaging introduction to William Shakespeare and his profound impact on our modern-day vocabulary. Also discusses the importance of theater as the main source of entertainment in Elizabethan England, hundred of years before television and movies. Detailed illustrations set the location and historic time period. I loved seeing the Globe Theater from all those different angles. Includes a timeline of Shakespeare's life and an extensive bibliography. This informat [...]
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Chris Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This is more than a book that tells about how many of our everyday word choices and combinations were originally penned by W. S. There are wonderful explanations included for each and the opportunity to read them in context, which is more-than-excellent. It also tells of the times, of the theater, of how it all "worked." You learn lots! And the illustrations are a blast - there's so much to take in as you look and look at the details. Great timeline and bibliography included as well.
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Annamaria Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This was a very simple read but also a really interesting one! The art-work was amazing and the final note of the author made me tear up a bit!I kindly received this book from its publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Edward Sullivan Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
A fun introduction to Elizabethan theatre and the immense impact Shakespeare had upon the English language.
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Kristi Betts Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
During the summer my son took me to New York City specifically to see as many Broadway shows as possible. I had been to NYC one other time, but my trip (planned for over a year) coincided with the first Stagehands Strike in the union's 121-year history! To say I was devastated is an understatement, but I have always been told things work out the way they are supposed to. I guess this trip proves the point because I had the most fantastic time I could have ever dreamed of having with my son.While [...]
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Nancy Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Shakespeare changed the way we speak. But do we know the origin of the phrases that have become household words?It was with great excitement that I opened Jane Sutciffe's book Will's Words about the phrases and sayings inherited from William Shakespeare. It is beautifully illustrated by John Shelley. As I was reading the book written for Third and Fourth Grades I was wishing I could have read it to my son when he was that age. He would have loved the detailed illustrations showing London teeming [...]
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Peg Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Sutcliffe combines interesting tidbits about Shakespeare’s life, times, and playwriting, all while weaving in commonly used, bolded words or phrases attributed to Shakespeare. On the left of each spread is a brief history and descriptions of the times, including life in London and snippets about the theatre: use of only male actors, scarcity of sets or props, gorgeous costumes, types of plays written by The Bard (comedies, tragedies, and history plays), etc. On the right of each double-page sp [...]
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Tammy Prater Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This review originally published at: everydayroadsWill's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk is a beautifully crafted book for children up to about 10 years old. Sutcliffe writes about Shakespeare, his life, his works, and most importantly, his words in a way that is both educational and engaging.Sutcliffe begins by trying to use her own words to discuss Shakespeare, the Globe Theater and a little bit of London's history, but she quickly finds Will's words cropping up. She de [...]
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Linda Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
It’s a simple format, author letter at the beginning and the end, and in between, lots of information presented clearly. Each double-page spread overflows with people, those living in London, on their way to the theater, especially to the Globe Theater. On the left, a small explanation of some part of life connecting to Shakespeare’s writing and the theater. For example, explaining that the Globe was more like a football stadium than our traditional thoughts of theaters today. And there were [...]
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Annette Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
WILL’S WORDS: HOW WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE CHANGED THE WAY YOU TALK by Jane Sutcliffe is an informational picture book explore the impact of Shakespeare on the English language.Designed for intermediate grade students, the book begins with a letter from the author explaining that the focus of the book is on Shakespeare’s fascinating words and phrases. This beautifully illustrated picture book immerses readers in the time period, while weaving Shakespeare’s famous words into the narrative. Phras [...]
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Theediscerning Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
A very good book for the young – with huge, greatly detailed and artistic splash pages we get just a few key words about the relevant subject, namely William Shakespeare and the world of the theatre he worked in. The text uses words and phrases that are common to us but made their debuts in Shakespeare, thus creating the USP of this book – so many could tell us about the nature of The Globe performances, but none branches out into a box-out every page to point us to what his neologisms meant [...]
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Jill Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
**I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest feedback. So that is what is here. Lies take up too much time to figure out and keep up with. Honesty is best in life and all reviews - whether the book was free or no.**An introduction to William Shakespeare, yes, but also to his world and the language of his world at the time. Words in bold are given further definition and history outside of their usage in the story in sidebars. I loved that - it kept the story flowing with an opt [...]
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Allison Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
I enjoy word origins and language history and was looking forward to this book and I wasn't completely disappointed. It is a simple book that is one part story of the Globe and another part an explanation on Shakespeare impact on the English language. The only thing that stopped me from giving it 5 stars is that she didn't quote the word in context. She explained the context but nothing else. I had been hoping for a list of quotes in the back but there was a time line and great bibliography but [...]
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Jessica Haight Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Will's Words by Jane Sutcliffe is such a cool book. Not only is it interesting to find out how many terms William Shakespeare came up with, BUT the added bonus of locating him in every magnificent illustration is extremely entertaining. Watch out, Waldo! The artwork is outstanding, and I can only imagine how much fun the illustrator, John Shelley, had filling in the details. I was lost for hours, and you will be too trying to find Will. But, I promise it's not a wild goose chase. If you're a fan [...]
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Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book* Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Sutcliffe, Jane Will’s Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk, illustrated by John Shelley. PICTURE BOOK/NON-FICTION. Charlesbridge, 2016. $18. Content: G.Sutcliffe tells the story of play-going in Shakespeare’s time, especially goings-on at The Globe Theatre and about Shakespeare’s plays. She weaves in Will’s own word, including side notes with definitions and origins in his plays.Any part of this would be a gem to share with theater class, Language Arts and anywhere th [...]
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Shari Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This book is surprising, delightful, and amazing! I had no idea that Shakespeare had such a profound impact on our current day spoken language. So many of our expressions came from his plays. This book is going to be priceless when I teach the vocabulary session in the Methods of Reading class to my undergrads. I am going to insist that every teacher that I work with who teaches idioms gets this book. It's beautifully illustrated and full of nonfiction text features. Kids will enjoy the "Where's [...]
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Mary Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Sutcliffe, Jane. Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk. Illustrated by John Shelley. Charlesbridge, 2016.Sutcliffe weaves extensive research about Shakespeare's language and tidbits about his plays into a lively text that directly addresses the reader and uses every opportunity to pun and to create double and circular references. Shelley's illustrations are incredibly detailed, creating well-populated scenes that add layers and depth to the language.
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Josh Skinner Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
I do not think there is anything to dislike about this book. It is interesting and informative. It is beautifully illustrated. This book will be a welcome addition to any library (public or personal) and I will be working it into our Shakespeare curriculum this coming year. Great for kids, but adults will enjoy it as well. I look forward to seeing my kids interact with it for a long time. Great book!I received a review copy from the publisher through NetGalley.
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Emily Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
An interesting read about how William Shakespeare worked with words and changed the way people talk. It discusses his different types of plays, what plays were like during his time and what affect he had on language. The book does a good job at molding everything together, however the text can be a bit complicated when trying to figure out how phrases were / are used. Definite Sibert contender.Gr. 3-6.
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Brenda Kahn Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
This was a fun overview of not only some of the words and phrases coined by Shakespeare, but of life and theater at the Globe. Shelley's illustrations are busy, detailed and engaging. The text includes the plays where the phrases originated. Many are rather tame, but they fill the story's need. A timeline and bibliography follow. An additional page with some additional word origins might have been fun.
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Beyond the Pages Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Learning about the origin of words and phrases that have become commonplace in the English language was an enlightening experience. Shakespeare's influence was certainly greater than I imagined. I adored this book, and truthfully, I would have loved to read more.NetGalley ARC for review in exchange for an honest critique
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Judy Desetti Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Excellent!! A wonderful book to share with kids about Shakespeare and how language grows. This tells about how plays were put on and how various words and expressions have come from Shakespeare; and which plays the words were used in. I am hoping this makes a wonderful read aloud and discussion with my students. It is a great introduction to theater and Shakespeare.
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Lynn Sep 15, 2019 - 14:12 PM
Charming and informative introduction to William Shakespeare, his theater and world and his enormous influence on our language. Wonderfully detailed and humorous illustrations add to the fun.I also really enjoyed the information on the phrases coined or adopted by Shakespeare that have come into our time and how some of them have changed in meaning.
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Will's Words: How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk By Jane Sutcliffe John Shelley 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 householWhen 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 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 As readers will discover, the long and the short of it is this Will changed the English language forever Backmatter includes an author s note, a bibliography, and a timeline.

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