> Skip to content

Hamlet, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!

Hamlet, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!

Imagine: What if Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, and the tragic Ophelia had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays!

A kingdom on the brink of war.
A stolen throne.
A boy seeking revenge.

The classics just got a whole lot more interesting. ;)

A Shakespeare play told through its characters texting with emojis, checking in at certain locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for hip theater lovers and teens.

A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it. For example: means too long; didn’t read.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    November 2, 2015

    Random House Australia Children's

    128 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Courtney Carbone

Greek Gods #squadgoals
Darcy Swipes Left
OMG Shakespeare Boxed Set
Macbeth #killingit


Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Great Expectations
Hating Alison Ashley
Each Peach Pear Plum
Koala Lou
Charlotte's Web
Anne Of Green Gables
Deadly, Unna?
The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
Looking for Alibrandi
Pride And Prejudice
Wind In The Willows
The Alice Stories: Our Australian Girl
Little Women
Jane Eyre
The Gap of Time
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland