The Story of Queen Victoria

The Woman Who Ruled The World

by Kate Hubbard

  • Published: 01 Jun 2017
  • Price: 7.99
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781780723235
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Victoria was just 18 when she was crowned Queen in 1837 – a tiny figure, with a will of iron. Never was there so queenly a queen.

She made Britain great and the people loved her for it. But in 1861 tragedy struck, when her husband Albert died. The little Queen loved dogs and cream cakes and the troops who fought her wars but most of all she loved Albert. Dumb with grief she hid herself away. Suddenly it seemed the woman who had made the monarchy so strong would destroy it. Could anyone persuade her to be Queen again?


Children’s History (8-13 yrs)

“"Everyone should read these lively biographies, a perfect introduction to the most fascinating period in history."”
Tristram Hunt

About Kate Hubbard

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.

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