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  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781683691174
  • Imprint: Quirk Books Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $22.99

William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Mean Girls



Celebrate Tina Fey's Mean Girls with this illustrated adaptation of the cult classic script, retold in Shakespearean verse by the best-selling author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars.

On Wednesdays we array ourselves in pink! Mean Girls gets an Elizabethan makeover in this totally fetch comedy of manners about North Shore High’s queen bees, wannabes, misfits, and nerds. Written in the style of the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Mean Girls tells the story of Cady Heron’s rise from home-schooled jungle freak to one of the most popular girls in school. Every scene and line of dialogue from the iconic script is reimagined in authentic Shakespearean rhyme, meter and stage directions, complete with dramatic asides from Janis, Damian, Gretchen, and Karen. By the end, you’ll be surprised that Shakespeare didn’t pen this classic story of rivalries, betrayal, jealousy, obsession, and fastidious rule-making about when one can and cannot wear sweatpants.

  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781683691174
  • Imprint: Quirk Books Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Ian Doescher

Ian Doescher the author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars®: Verily, a New Hope. He lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.

Nicolas Delort is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. Gathering inspiration in the daily and mundane as well as books and any kind of narrative medium, Delort has been compared to Gustav Doré and Franklin Booth for his "wonderfully textural" pen-and-ink drawings of scenes both fantastical and familiar. Delort's work has been featured on the cover of "Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane" from Solaris Books and in several galleries worldwide.

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