The Queen's Knickers by Nicholas Allan

The Queen's Knickers

Written by Nicholas Allan

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It's a busy year for the Queen - she has lots of important events to attend. Meanwhile, a little girl is wondering what knickers. Her Majesty will choose to wear on a school visit! Will they be her at home knickers - adorned with corgis - or her 'garden party' knickers, or perhaps her woolly Balmoral ones...?

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The Queen's Knickers by Nicholas Allan

Both children and adults will love this very special and endearing insight into a child's imagination, from the best-selling author-illustrator of Father Christmas Needs A Wee and Jesus' Christmas Party. Recently, the Queen visited a nursery in Norfolk and enjoyed a display based on the book. As Valentine Low of The Times reported, "...just to make it special, there was one element that was not quite so traditional: pants. These were not just any pants, either. They were the Queen's Knickers, and at Dersingham Infant and Nursery School, in Norfolk, they were put on special display in honour of their royal visitor".

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'Pure fun' - Mail on Sunday

'A naughty charming book' - Evening Standard

'Funny, well-written and illustrated' - Daily Express

'This is a knockout . . . affectionate, funny and entirely delightful' - Books for Children

About the Author

Nicholas Allan

Nicholas Allan studied Fine Art at the Slade and has completed an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His highly original picture books have won him several awards including the Sheffield Children's Book Award for The Queen's Knickers and the Federation of Children's Books Best Picture Book Award for Demon Teddy. He lives in Lambeth in a converted pub.

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32 pages


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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

26th April 2012




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