Queen Elizabeth II's Britain A celebration of British history under its longest reigning monarch by Jacqui Bailey
  

Queen Elizabeth II's Britain A celebration of British history under its longest reigning monarch

Written by Jacqui Bailey
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Queen Elizabeth II's Britain A celebration of British history under its longest reigning monarch by Jacqui Bailey

Elizabeth II's Britain examines the recent history of Britain, during the time of the country's longest-reigning monach. 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. Ideal for the 9-11 year old reader.

Reviews

A wonderful book of British social history. * tbk Magazine * A great read for children and young adults in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. * Families First * 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 * 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 *

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.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Jacqui Bailey
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

9th July 2015

ISBN

9781445142227


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