'She is the girl who will be queen: Ophelia, daughter of Denmark's lord chancellor and loved by Prince Hamlet.
'But while Hamlet's family stab, poison or haunt one another, Ophelia plans a sensible rule, one filled with justice and the making of delicious cheeses. Even if she has to pretend to be mad to make it happen, Ophelia will let nothing, not even howling ghosts, stand in her way.
'This is Shakespeare's play, but with what might also have happened behind the scenes. And this story has a happy ending.
'From Jackie French, one of Australia's most respected and awarded authors and the Australian Children's Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year, comes a book that reimagines the life of one of Shakespeare's most intriguing female characters.' (Publication summary)
A reimagining of one of Shakespeare's most intriguing female characters, Ophelia.