Our Queen Elizabeth: Her Extraordinary Life from the Crown to the Corgis
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Our Queen Elizabeth: Her Extraordinary Life from the Crown to the Corgis

by Kate Williams, Helen Shoesmith

A colourful, charming picture book by historian Kate Williams, taking young readers on an amazing journey through Queen Elizabeth II's seven decades on the throne. Discover everything there is to know about the life and the legacy of Queen Elizabeth II in this beautifully illustrated book. Readers will learn all about Elizabeth II's youth growing up during the Second World War, how she came to the throne and what it really means to be the Queen. Along the way, they'll see her sparkling crown jewels and magnificent palaces. They will meet her beloved corgis, horses and of course, her very famous family. Plus they'll discover lots of amazing facts - such as why she has two birthdays, always wears bright clothing, and is a world record breaker! This is a perfect gift for all the family, celebrating the extraordinary life of Queen Elizabeth II - from the Crown to the Corgis.

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Product Details

  • Binding : Hardback
  • Number of Pages : 32
  • Publisher : Wren & Rook
  • Publication Date : 2021-09-30 00:00:00
  • Weight : 428g
  • Product Code : 9781526363299
  • Dimension : 280 x 254 x 10 mm

About Author

Kate Williams

Kate Williams (Author) Kate Williams is a historian, author and broadcaster. She is the author of historical biographies, ENGLAND'S MISTRESS ('wonderful', Washington Post), BECOMING QUEEN ('outstanding', Spectator), YOUNG ELIZABETH ('fascinating', Telegraph), JOSEPHINE ('a sparkling account,' The Daily Mail) and the novels, THE PLEASURES OF MEN ('thrilling..a soaring talent let loose', Independent) and THE STORMS OF WAR ('the new Cazalet Chronicles,' Lisa Hilton). She wrote THE RING AND THE CROWN on the history of royal weddings with fellow history girls, Alison Weir, Sarah Gristwood and Tracy Borman. She studied her degree and DPhil at Somerville College, Oxford and is now the Director of Life Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. She appears weekly on television and radio, discussing social history, royal history and general politics and culture. She was the social historian on BBC2's Restoration Home and her BBC 2 documentary 'Young Victoria is often repeated. She is CNN's in-house historian and analyst. In 2019, Kate chaired the Women's Prize for Fiction. Helen Shoesmith (Illustrator) Helen and has a degree in Graphic Arts from Liverpool John Moores University and a Masters in Illustration for Children from the North East Wales School of Art. Helen lives and works in the North West of England with her partner and two young children and when she's not drawing she's planning adventurous family days out and cosy nights in.