Illustrated children’s biography of King Charles hits No 1 on UK book chart

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s book, illustrated by Matt Hunt, is the first of the Little People, Big Dreams series to top the standingsA children’s biography of King Charles III has topped the UK book chart before the coronation on 6 May.Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s King Charles is part of the Little People, Big Dreams series, which includes illustrated biographies of notable figures such as Stephen Hawking and Michelle Obama. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-05 09:57:25 UTC ]
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Illustrated children’s biography of King Charles hits No 1 on UK book chart

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s book, illustrated by Matt Hunt, is the first of the Little People, Big Dreams series to top the standingsA children’s biography of King Charles III has topped the UK book chart before the coronation on 6 May.Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara’s King Charles is part of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-05 09:57:25 UTC ]
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Happy coronation week! Here’s an unforgivable children’s book about King Charles.

When we were but children in a distant former colony, we had a set of cardboard coronation crowns upholstered poorly in imitation velvet so we could play kings and queens. The Queen was on our money, and her portrait hung in our primary school. Now we are on the eve of the next coronation, and […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-05 13:32:01 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury pipped to No 1 in UK book charts by Lose Weight for Good

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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

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