Kate Hubbard

Kate Hub

Kate Hubbard is the author of A Material Girl: Bess of Hardwick (Short Books, 2001), WHO WAS… Charlotte Brontë and WHO WAS… Queen Victoria from the Short Books children’s historical biography series. She lives in London and Dorset.

Books by Kate Hubbard

<a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/rubies-in-the-snow"><strong>Rubies in the Snow</strong></a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/rubies-in-the-snow" class="plain-link">Cast your mind back, to the early years of the 20th century. To Russia. An endless country of icy wastes and dusty plains, of silvery birch trees and black earth. A country of extremes. Of unimaginable wealth and unspeakable poverty. </a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/rubies-in-the-snow"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-queen-victoria"><strong>Who Was… Queen Victoria</strong></a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-queen-victoria" class="plain-link">Victoria was just eleven when she realised her destiny was to become Queen. ''I will be good'', she declared. She was crowned seven years later - a tiny figure with a will of iron. Victoria was to rule over one of the most powerful empires in history...</a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-queen-victoria"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-charlotte-bronte"><strong>Who Was… Charlotte Bronte</strong></a><br /><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-charlotte-bronte" class="plain-link">Charlotte Bronte eldest of the famous Bronte sisters, was a survivor. At eight she was packed off to a boarding school so harsh it killed two of her sisters. But one thing kept Charlotte going - she had a secret talent for storytelling. </a><a href="http://shortbooks.co.uk/book/who-was-charlotte-bronte"><img  src="http://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a>