The Queen’s Wardrobe

£14.99

A gorgeously illustrated book showcasing the clothes of Queen Elizabeth II alongside fascinating stories from her life.

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Description

The story of the life of Queen Elizabeth II, told through her clothes and jewellery – and a gorgeous gift to treasure. A big beautiful book to celebrate the Queen’s 95th birthday in style!

Includes a foreword by Michele Clapton, costume designer for series one of Netflix’s The Crown, giving a peek behind the scenes at the recreation some of the Queen’s most famous outfits.

Did you know the Queen’s crown weighs as much as a bag of potatoes? Or that she has her own tartan nobody else is allowed to wear?

Written by the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning Julia Golding, The Queen’s Wardrobe is packed with fascinating stories and astounding facts about our record-breaking Queen. The detailed, humorous and colourful artwork from bestselling Kate Hindley shows what it’s really like to grow up as a princess.

This book brings to life the story of a young princess who grew into one of the world’s best-loved and most famous royals, touching on wartime truck-fixing, ration-book wedding dress making, splendid gowns, trusty wellies, the Crown Jewels and jumping out of a helicopter with James Bond.

Additional information

Weight 0.61 kg
Dimensions 29.3 × 26 × 1.9 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

39

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

941.085092 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J