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Mannis, Celeste Davidson: The Queen's Progress: An Elizabethan Alphabet.

Mannis, Celeste Davidson THE QUEEN'S PROGRESS: An Elizabethan Alphabet. II. by Bagram Ibatoulline. Viking, a division of Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2003. 38 pp. $16.99 US/$25.50 CAN. This book has much to offer--exploring, dancing, feasts, hunting, and even assassination plots! As readers travel with Queen Elizabeth as she embarks on her annual royal progress through England's countryside, they will discover some history surrounding this event. Whether young or old, anyone can enjoy this brilliant story, which investigates the alphabet through rhyme while providing in-depth historical content for curious minds. Vibrant and detailed illustrations offer wonderfully realistic depictions of the events. Reviewed by Stacey Haley, Toronto District School Board, ON
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Author:Haley, Stacey
Publication:Childhood Education
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Date:Mar 22, 2005
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