William Shakespeare, writer
Apr. 26, 1564 (baptism)-Apr. 23, 1616
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare by Diane Stanley (HarperCollins, 1992)
A fitting introduction to the man who wrote some of our best-loved plays. Truly, a picture book biography for all ages.
A guide to the scholarly resources on Shakespeare can be found at a Palomar Community College site called Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet.