Recommended for Key Stage 4 (ages 14+)

Author and illustrator Isabel Greenberg talks about the Brontë’s extraordinary juvenilia, the imaginative world that they created as children and the stories they based there. This is the background for her brilliant graphic novel, Glass Town, which she discusses; providing insights into the character of the Yorkshire siblings.

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If you have enjoyed this film, why not try these activities:

  • Discover more by watching this video about the Brontës and Haworth from the British Library.
  • Watch this short video from BBC Bitesize, summarising the plot of Jane Eyre.
  • Create your own comic book scene about Jane Eyre’s childhood. You might find this guide from Scottish Book Trust useful.

About The Author

Isabel Greenberg

Isabel Greenberg is an illustrator, writer and comic artist and the author of three graphic novels; The Encyclopedia of Early Earth, The One Hundred Nights of Hero, and Glass Town. She has also illustrated a number of children’s books, and is a lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts.