National Geographic Readers: Queen Elizabeth II (L3) (Paperback)
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ALL HAIL THE QUEEN! Visit castles, meet princes and princesses, attend a royal wedding, and travel the world through the story of Queen Elizabeth II of England.
This Level 3 Reader tells the true story of a girl who never thought she would be queen. Readers meet Princess Elizabeth as a child playing with her favorite corgis and pony and follow the young woman who assumes the throne at age 25 and becomes one of the most famous, and longest reigning, queens in history.
National Geographic Readers have been a hit in the leveled reader category, and this book follows upon that success with the same combination of careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach to the high-interest biographies that has proved to be a winning formula with kids. The level 3 text provides accessible yet wide-ranging information for independent readers.
In this real-life fairy tale, explore the early life, coronation, and years of service and achievements of one of the world’s most loved and respected monarchs.
Key features include:
- Expert-vetted text appropriate for ages 7 to 9
- Beautiful and engaging photos
- Fun approach to high-interest biographies
Praise for National Geographic Readers:
“Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.” —Maggie Reagan, Booklist
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About the Author
Mary Quattlebaum loved playing pirates, reading ghost stories, and planting seeds in the family garden when she was a kid. And pirates, ghosts, and a garden are all featured in her books: Pirate vs. Pirate, Jo MacDonald Had a Garden, The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans, and Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose. Her nonfiction picture books include Mighty Mole and Super Soil. Quattlebaum is the author of 20 award-winning children’s picture books, books of poetry, chapter books, and novels, and she is a popular presenter at schools and conferences. She teaches in the Vermont College MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults and at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She regularly writes for KidsPost and reviews children’s books for the Washington Post and Washington Parent. Her work appears frequently in children’s magazines such as Cricket, Spider, Ladybug, Highlights, and Scout Life.