iBardBooks: A revolutionary way to study Romeo and Juliet. It’s not just text: it’s a fun and engaging e-book experience rich with video content and interactive features that complement and enhance classroom learning.

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A richer & more interactive Shakespeare experience

Video Feature

Watch high quality, original videos.
Take an interactive video quiz

New Way to learn

Meet our Tutor in a Box: a video pop up feature

Quick Reference

A guide to Themes, Characters and Acts

Interested? Watch our video for more details

  • Touch the screen throughout the play to reveal video commentary from Stephen Marche, the author of “How Shakespeare Changed Everything”
  • Watch a modern version of the famous balcony scene.
  • Interact with our student hosts in a video quiz
  • Discover links to scholarly Shakespeare websites
  • Follow online links to videos that show how famous – and not so famous – musicians, filmmakers and dancers have been inspired by Romeo and Juliet
  • Refer to study notes with Character Summaries, Major Themes and Act by Act Breakdowns
  • Make your own study notes with a swipe of your finger

Don't just take our word for it. Word on the street is:

Kevin Newman"This is the digital generation's Shakespeare!
A cultural experience that brings deeper meaning to the Bard's words, enhanced by world-class performances and commentary. This is the most accessible Shakespeare ever!"
- Kevin Newman/Digital Evangelist -Bell Media Canada and former Global National/ABC News Anchor

F.Murray Abraham"... the clever witty commentary, as well as the use of pop culture references and phrases will without doubt help young students to understand and enjoy the beauty and brilliance of William Shakespeare's plays. Congratulations to all who helped create this fantastic, beneficial learning tool! It is refreshing to see such fresh and innovative ideas being developed for use in our schools."
- F.Murray Abraham/Best Actor Academy Award Winner (Amadeus) and noted New York Shakespearean Actor