Lois Burdett is in great demand throughout the world for her workshops where she instructs educators how to familiarize young children with Shakespeare. She has received Encyclopedia Britannica's Award for Early Childhood Education, Canada's Meritorious Service Medal, the Canadian Teachers' Federation's Hilroy Fellowship, and two writers' awards.
A simplified but responsible version of the tragedy. Meant to be
read aloud and staged by children.-- (07/29/2000)
Burdett has received numerous awards and commendations for her work in making Shakespeare more accessible to children; Hamlet for Kids demonstrates why Burdett's work is deserving of these honors.--Jennifer Ailles"Canadian Children's Literature" (09/01/2002)
Ideal for introducing the play (and Shakespeare) in the classroom or before the theatre.--Susan Perren"Globe and Mail" (05/27/2000)
The style is lively and interesting, and some of the phrasing is humorous.--Carol Durusau"School Library Journal" (08/01/2000)