The Merchant of Venice (L30+) F
Get acquainted with Shakespeare’s classic tale of greed and revenge, in this light-hearted and amusing retelling. Bassanio is overjoyed when he finally gets to marry Portia. But, his happiness is short-lived when he is forced to defend his dear friend Antonio, who’s in trouble with an old merchant – intent on getting his pound of flesh.
Collins Big Cat Chapters –Sapphire (Year 5)
Sapphire books offer longer reads to develop children’s sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically.