William Shakespeare

Famous People
By: iMinds
Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
Length: 5 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Learn about the life and times of William Shakespeare with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds.

William Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers of all time. But little is known about the life of this playwright and poet.

What we do know is that Shakespeare was born in 1564 in a town in the west of England called Stratford-Upon-Avon. His father, John Shakespeare, was a glove-maker who was also on the local council. His mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a wealthy farmer. Shakespeare went to school in Stratford and historians believe he studied at King’s New School there.

Perfect to engage, entertain and broaden young thinkers.. iMindsJNR brings knowledge to your MP3 with 5 minute information segments for growing minds.

iMindsJNR offers 6 main categories for ages 7-14years including General Knowledge, Geography & Nature, Famous People, Science & Math, The Arts and History.

Make your MP3 smarter with iMindsJNR MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge to help shape young minds.

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"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)

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