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.
Ideal for introducing the play (and Shakespeare) in the classroom
or before the theatre.--Susan Perren"Globe and Mail"
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)
The style is lively and interesting, and some of the phrasing is humorous.--Carol Durusau"School Library Journal" (08/01/2000)
A simplified but responsible version of the tragedy. Meant to be read aloud and staged by children.-- (07/29/2000)