"A Royal Day Out"
"A Royal Day Out" is the first book in The Adventures of Little Queen Lilibet series. Book one is set in 1934 and follows Little Queen Lilibet at eight years of age as she travels from the York family home at 145 Piccadilly to Buckingham Palace. Expecting to spend the day with her grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, Little Queen Lilibet discovers the true secrets of Buckingham Palace which leads to an enchanted adventure throughout the grand Royal residence.
Curiously exploring the secret passages within the world's most famous Royal home, Little Queen Lilibet encounters talking portraits, noisy paintings, inquisitive statues and a famous Italian artist who can tell her destiny by the stars painted on the ceiling. Gondola rides, fresh baked scones and the sounds of the the Ballroom's talking organ provide a wealth of knowledge, excitement and fantasy to those on adventure with Little Queen Lilibet.
Well known historical figures as well as Kings and Queens of the United Kingdom and Great Britain help to provide a historical understanding of the Royal family, Buckingham Palace and several other aspects of Royal life. Architecturally researched and aesthetically pleasing illustrations provide a luxurious and riveting look at the inside of Buckingham Palace, its gardens and its Royal stables. Long lost outbuildings which no longer exist reappear, as do lesser known and misunderstood members of the Royal family - making this adventurous journey a history lesson in enchanted motion.
Hungry, yet helpful swans and stubborn, greedy horses present different, yet fun and exciting challenges to Little Queen Lilibet as she explores London's largest private garden, but not before she is presented with a moral dilemma between what is right and what is wrong. Navigating temptations and faced with the situation of peer pressure from the cherubs that live high above the luxuries within the Throne Room, Lilibet is able to use her knowledge and intuition to draw from the lessons she has learned in her young life.
Historic relevance is placed on this modern adventure which teaches life lessons to young people in a fun and adventurous manner. We are sure you and your young readers will delight in this modern story about Britain's Royal history.
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