Horribly Famous: Queen Victoria and her Enormous Empire

You’ve probably heard of Queen Victoria. She’s horribly famous for: marrying a chap called Albert, wearing black clothes all the time, and saying “We are not amused”. But did you know that Queen Vic went on her holidays in disguise, was best pals with her Scottish servant, and loved playing cards – for money? Yes: even though she’s dead, Vicky’s still full of surprises!

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    this book was very funny and educational. I learned lots about Victoria that I never knew like that her best friend was her drunk Scottish servant

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Authors

  • Alan MacDonald

    Alan MacDonald lives in Nottingham. He writes both non-fiction and fiction as well as writing for radio and TV. He has a particularly good track record for writing page-turning and accessible historical books.

    Awards

    Alan MacDonald won the Nottingham Children’s Book Award for The Great Brain Robbery in 2004.

  • Awards

    Winner of the Stockport Schools Book Award for Fintan Fedora.

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