Annotations for Romeo and Juliet


Baker & Taylor
In a masterful graphic adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, the creator of the graphic novel, The Odyssey, transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life through stylish artwork that offers modern touches, including a diverse cast that underscores the story's universality. Simultaneous.

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Baker & Taylor
Retells in graphic novel format Shakespeare's tragedy of two star-crossed youths who fall in love despite the tensions between their warring families.

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Random House, Inc.
Gareth Hinds's stylish graphic adaptation of the Bard's romantic tragedy offers modern touches --
including a diverse cast that underscores the story's universality.


She's a Capulet. He's a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they don't know they're from rival families -- and when they find out, they don't care. Their love is honest and raw and all consuming.But it's also dangerous. How much will they have to sacrifice before they can be together?In a masterful adaptation faithful to Shakespeare's original text, Gareth Hinds transports readers to the sun-washed streets and market squares of Shakespeare's Verona, vividly bringing the classic play to life on the printed page.

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