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DK Life Stories Queen Elizabeth II

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Published: September 2020
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Author: DK
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BIC Subject: ELT non-fiction & background readers
Published By: Dorling Kindersley
 
Published: 29-Sep-2020
Format: Hardback, 128 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780241413838
Stock Code: 1413838
Product Description
 
Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, in this fascinating kids' biography.

At just 25 years of age, Princess Elizabeth succeeded King George VI to the British throne. This compelling book looks at Elizabeth's life, both as a public and private figure. It traces her early years as a princess, her experiences in the women's army during World War II, her coronation and her life as Queen both at home and in the public eye. Learn how Elizabeth has worked alongside 13 British prime ministers, met leaders from around the world, and has remained a stable presence as head of the British royal family.

DK Life Stories goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text. Definition boxes, information sidebars, and inspiring quotes add depth, while a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.Discover the inspiring story of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, in this fascinating kids' biography.

At just 25 years of age, Princess Elizabeth succeeded King George VI to the British throne. This compelling book looks at Elizabeth's life, both as a public and private figure. It traces her early years as a princess, her experiences in the women's army during World War II, her coronation and her life as Queen both at home and in the public eye. Learn how Elizabeth has worked alongside 13 British prime ministers, met leaders from around the world, and has remained a stable presence as head of the British royal family.

DK Life Stories goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate, narrative text. Definition boxes, information sidebars, and inspiring quotes add depth, while a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.
Author- Brian and Brenda Williams are highly experienced writers of history books for children. They have written more than 200 books, including for DK, Find Out World War I and Find Out World War II. As well as numerous biographies and books on royalty, including Queen Victoria, published by Heinemann and Kings and Queens (of Britain) for Pavilion Books. For the BBC, they have written life stories of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for use by teachers in Britain.

Literacy consultant- Stephanie Laird is an instructional coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville, Iowa, and is currently serving on the International Literacy Association's (ILA) Board of Directors through 2019.

Consultant- Dr. Elena Woodacre specialises in queenship and all things royal. She has published some books on royalty and has run workshops for children on medieval queens.
 
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