Queen Victoria and Her Enormous Empire by Alan MacDonald
  

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Queen Victoria and Her Enormous Empire by Alan MacDonald

Everybody knows Victoria married a chap called Albert and wore black clothes - all the time. But did you know that Victoria went on her holidays in disguise, and was best pals with her rude Scottish servant? Everything you ever wanted to know about the woman with the enormous empire!

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Alan MacDonald
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Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

6th July 2009

ISBN

9781407110257


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