Elizabeth II's Reign - Celebrating 60 Years of Britain's History by Jacqui Bailey
  

Elizabeth II's Reign - Celebrating 60 Years of Britain's History

Written by Jacqui Bailey
Illustrated by

RRP £13.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Elizabeth II's Reign - Celebrating 60 Years of Britain's History by Jacqui Bailey

Elizabeth II's Reign examines the recent history of Britain. Exploring the Britain the Queen was born into and took over when her reign began, the Commonwealth, changing social times / family, fashion, technology and work, the book builds up a picture of how life in Britain has changed. The book is brought alive with humourous cartoon and by memories in the form of quotes from people who remember the events and changes from the past 60 years. It is illustrated with pictures of the Queen and the Royal family and historical photos of life in Britain. With panels of facts about the Queen and the Royal Family, this is a great read for children and young adults in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Contents include: Sixty years on the throne The end of the War (Rationing; marriages and births; a crumbling Empire; united for peace) A new Queen (King for a year; the Queen's father; coronation day; open to the public; good times...and bad) Family life (getting married; seen not heard; school days; pass or fail; all together; women's rights; all sorts of families; somewhere to live; instant houses; building blocks) Healthier and wealthier (paying the price; health for free; changing jobs; haves and have nots; the poverty line; going places; travelling by train; on the roads; it's good to talk; talking and walking, using computers) The way we live (a changing population; favourite food; super shops; well dressed; minis, bell-bottoms and safety pins; at the movies; what's on the box; from ballroom to the Beatles; festival time; by the seaside; packaged up) Looking ahead Timeline; further information Index

Reviews

Perfect for youngsters, this illustrated book examines the recent history of Britain, including the Commonwealth, family, fashion, technology and work. What's good to do Perfect for youngsters, this illustrated book examines the recent history of Britain, including the Commonwealth, family, fashion, technology and work. Pride of Britain 2012 Souvenir Catalogue A great read for children and young adults in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Families First A wonderful book of British social history. tbk Magazine

About the Author

Jacqui Bailey has spent a lot of her adult life working with children's books. She has been an editor and publisher of everything from picture books to encyclopedias, but mostly enjoys finding out amazing bits of information and then writing about them. She particularly likes writing about science, as the information so often turns out to be far stranger than fiction.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Jacqui Bailey
More books by Jacqui Bailey

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th January 2012

ISBN

9781445107028


It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools