Kings and Queens by Ian McNee


Kings and Queens by Ian McNee

This is a comprehensive compendium of the Kings and Queens of Britain from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day, and including early Welsh, Irish, Scottish and English monarchs. Each chapter outlines the lives and personalities of the monarchs of each royal dynasty, lists the key events of their reigns and gives timelines and family trees. This is a luxury history book and a must-have for every family bookshelf, with internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features. It is a special edition, beautifully re-jacketed for Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.


'From Alfred the Great to the Windsors, help your child immerse themselves in the history of our nation - and have some fun along the way!' - The School Run; 'If your kids are wondering what all the Jubilee fuss is about, then take them on a wander through the history of the royals. From Alfred the Great to the Windsors, this fascinating book aims to bring it all to life for children - complete with photos and family trees, as well as places to visit that are connected to the royal family' - Baby and Me; 'Absolutely jam packed with facts and great photographs and illustrations, this will turn any child into a history buff ... A real must for a home reference library, it'll help adults brush up on the order of monarchs as well as introduce kids to events such as the Norman invasion and English Revolution' - Parentdish; 'We know a little more about Queen Elizabeth now, but what are the stories of other kings and queens that have dotted England's past? Children can read the story of the first great king of England, discover which royal served as a mechanic in the Second World War, or even read the tragic tale of the princess in the tower. Usborne have packed this book with interesting facts and family trees, presented clearly' - Lincolnshire Echo'

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192 pages
Interest Age: 8 years +


Ian McNee
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Publication date

1st April 2012



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