"These violent delights have violent ends."
Romeo and Juliet, Act 2 Scene 6

Romeo and Juliet believe nothing can part them. But Romeo is bitten by a zombie and knows he'll soon turn into one.

Can their love survive in a world that believes humans and zombies should never be together?

What could capture a reluctant teenage reader's interest more than Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with a zombie twist?!

Tim Collins has excelled himself in creating this truly imaginative version, making an all-time favourite into a tense and eerie story. Featuring fantastic two-tone illustrations by Aleksandar Sotirovski, West Side Zombie is guaranteed to appeal to both girls and boys.

With short sentences and simple language, Tim has made this title an accessible and modern 'way in' to Shakespeare for teenagers with a reading age of just 6-7. Featuring dyslexia-friendly font and line spacing, this short read consisting of 500-600 words provides a gripping, mature theme to grab any struggling reader's attention.

How will Juliet react when she realises her beloved Romeo is turning into a zombie? Read this book to find out!