You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold on you, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information. Summary: A quirky - if at times too over-the-place - look at our Royal history. Just send us an and we'll put the best up on the site. British Council may use the information you provide for the purposes of research and service improvement, to ask for feedback in the form of questionnaires and surveys. Philip Ardagh also gave us , which I enjoyed more.
I would though have preferred a straighter edge to the telling - chaptering by subject, chronology, whatever - that would have made this book much more of a realistically educational volume. We do this in our legitimate interest. You can read more book reviews or buy Philip Ardagh's Book of Kings, Queens, Emperors and Rotten Wart-Nosed Commoners by Philip Ardagh at You can read more book reviews or buy Philip Ardagh's Book of Kings, Queens, Emperors and Rotten Wart-Nosed Commoners by Philip Ardagh at. We will process your personal information based on your consent. Queen Victoria's Mr Brown is here, and here, and here. This was followed by the 'Grubtown Tales' series, one of which, Trick Hens and Rubber Chickens 2010 , was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize. A further trilogy of children's novels, 'The Eddie Dickens series', is set in Victorian England and written originally as letters to his nephew, the series comprising: Awful End 2000 ; Dreadful Acts 2002 ; and Terrible Times 2002 followed by a 'Further Adventures of Eddie Dickens' series.
History - Royal and beyond - hardly comes brighter than in. Comments Like to comment on this review? It seemed to me this was an attempt to be as random as possible, and to make sure that this book in no way shape or form fitted the format of anyone else's historical trivia for kids book. He is also the author of Philip Ardagh's Book of Absolutely Useless Lists for Absolutely Every Day of the Year 2007 ; Philip Ardagh's Book of Kings, Queens, Emperors and Rotten Wart-Nosed Commoners 2011 and Philip Ardagh's Bood of Howlers, Blunders and Random Mistakery 2009. He was born in 1961 and worked in advertising and in the library service, before becoming a writer. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. We will keep your information for a period of 7 years from the time of collection. .
These include various series including the 'Myths and Legends' series, which includes books of African, Ancient Egyptian, Celtic and Chinese myths; the 'Get a Life! The length of time Charlemagne sat on a throne over 400 whole years even if he wasn't wholly whole all that time was news to me, as was the raffle that was held more or less for being the unknown soldier. But on the other hand, it's not a good example. For detailed information, please refer to the section of our website or contact your local. Philip Ardagh has also written a number of non-fiction books for children. Philip Ardagh is a prolific writer of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction. Matilda is on page 222 and on 233, and needn't be.
I must still thank the publishers' kind people for my review copy. Things are treated too trivially, and as such appear scattershot throughout the book and on the page. His novels for adults include The Not-So-Very-Nice Goings-On at Victoria Lodge 2004 ; The Silly Side of Sherlock Homes 2005 ; and The Scandalous Life of the Lawless Sisters 2008. This one does have a gamut of great, fun information, and anyone will learn something unless they are himself, but it could have justified its existence and wide range of selections through a bit more attention and forethought. To subscribe to the newsletter, until further notice, please press the subscribe button. There might be no mention of a certain stuttering king, and some things left unexplained because they can't be King John's crown jewels' whereabouts or could be explored further whatever happened to Roanake mark one, the entirety of the Wars of the Roses , but to repeat there is a welter of entertainment here, so I can't dismiss the book out of hand.
The large, child-friendly print means stories that should take one page lapse onto two - and when they break off at the end of the paragraph there's often no clue that the story is to continue page 218 of my edition is an example. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator. Therefore this is a good book for children and the adults willing to instill some historical trivia into them. His first book for children was High in the Clouds, written with Paul McCartney. .
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