The Unruly Queen

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The Unruly Queen
Written by E.S. Redmond
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 076363445X
ISBN-13: 9780763634452
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The Unruly Queen

author/illustrator: E.S. Redmond

"But what sort of queen lives with beasts in a cave?”
“The sort,” Nanny answered, “who never behaves."


Minerva rules her household with shrieks and commands, demanding candy for dinner and refusing to entertain any discussion of bedtime. Indeed, fifty-two nannies have run screaming from the house. But when the elegant and bespectacled fifty-third nanny, undaunted by Minerva’s tirades, appears on the scene to crown her young charge “the Unruly Queen,” tutu-clad Minerva is thrilled — until she hears the details of the position. E. S. Redmond’s brisk, bouncy rhymes and vibrant, delightfully detailed artwork portray Minerva’s unyielding awfulness and Nanny’s unshakable calm with comedic flair, prompting even the most unmanageable youngsters to be careful what they wish for.

Fifty-two nannies in fifty-two weeks — and Minerva von Vyle is still impossible! Can anyone
tame this spoiled, wild child?
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$15.99 / $18.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
076363445X /  9780763634452
on sale date:
02/2012
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 7 7/16" x 11"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Humorous Stories; Royalty; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
E. S. Redmond is the author-illustrator of Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo, her debut picture book. She lives in Massachusetts.
 
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