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Macbeth United: A Football Tragedy

Written by Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Key Stage 2 Family / Home Stories Sporting Stories

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This season, get ready for a striking reimagining of William Shakespeare's classic tale, Macbeth

12-year-old striker Macbeth has a promising talent on the field. He also has a burning desire to become captain of Shotfield football team, and he is prepared to do whatever it takes. Macbeth's hard-hearted mother also pushes him to succeed - getting ahead to get spotted by academy scouts, even if it means dirty tricks. So when the whistle blows for the big game, fair is foul and fouls are definitely fair!

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Macbeth United: A Football Tragedy Synopsis

A back-of-the-net retelling of Shakespeare's classic play from bestselling author Michael Rosen, and artistic-genius, Tony Ross.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781407188584
Publication date: 3rd September 2020
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Family / Home Stories, Football, Sporting Stories

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London. Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? My parents were teachers, politically committed (socialists), and great storytellers and readers. I was lucky to have found them. Most of my adult life, I've ...

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