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Kings and queens: the history of the British monarchy

Kings and queens: the history of the British monarchy

Ganeri, Anita, 1961-; Rowson, Martin

'Kings and Queens' provides key information on all the kings and queens of Great Britain from William I (1066-1087) to Elizabeth II (1952-present) together with an introduction about early rulers

Book. English.
Published Sparkford: Haynes, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Anita Ganeri ; illustrations, Martin Rowson
ISBN: 1844259609, 9781844259601
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 17 cm.
Series: Pocket manual
Subject: Queens Great Britain Biography Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 7+.; History.; Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography Juvenile literature.; Great Britain History Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Pocket manual.


  1. Solid factual information presented in a format that appeals to children.
  2. Divided into sections covering each royal 'dynasty': Norman and Plantagenet, Lancaster and York, the Tudors, the Stuarts, Saxe-Coburg and Windsor.
  3. An introduction covers early kings and queens up to 1066, from Egbert (803-39) to Harold (1066).
  4. The ten most important and/or interesting monarchs receive more coverage: examples include Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, George III and Victoria.
  5. The Haynes identity, which stands for easy-to-understand, trusted information, will be a selling point for adult buyers.