Newest in Barron's growing Picture This! Shakespeare Series is the immortal tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who seeks to avenge the death of his father. Each title in this series introduces a Shakespeare play to beginning students in a highly original graphic-novel format, which is supplemented with substantial excerpts from Shakespeare's original dialogue. Also presented are thumbnail sketches of the play's main characters and a succinct plot summary that explains the play's main themes and meanings. Students who feel overwhelmed by the original Shakespeare texts can use titles in this series as an important first step in understanding these literary masterpieces. Supplementing every Picture This! Shakespeare student edition is a teacher's resource guide that suggests topics for classroom discussion and presents enlightening activities intended to fulfill the needs of a multi-skill-level classroom environment.