Ira's Shakespeare Dream

By Ms. Yinling Reads

This is a great biography about a very renowned actor who is hardly known today. Armand does a great job at constructing believable scenes from his life as they most likely happened. The illustrations by Cooper are dramatic, and yet tinged with a sepia-toned sadness. Like many picture book biographies, this is really for older children, due to the length and challenging text, but would be great to share with younger classes as well.