Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine (Hardcover)

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Description


Prince Albert comes up with a royally creative solution to Queen Victoria's modesty concerns in this true story that reveals an overlooked splash of history.
Poor Queen Victoria She loves to swim, but can't quite figure out how to get to the water without her devoted subjects glimpsing her swimming suit. (Because, of course, such a sight would compromise her regal dignity.) Fortunately for the water-loving monarch, it's Prince Albert to the rescue with an invention fit for a queen
This quirky tale about the longest reigning monarch in British history is as fun as it is authentic, and the book includes a picture of the actual bathing machine Prince Albert created.

About the Author


Gloria Whelan is an award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books for children and young adults. She won the National Book Award for young people’s literature for her novel Homeless Bird. A versatile author of historical and contemporary fiction for children and young adults, as well as short stories and poetry for adults, Whelan is, according to Liz Rosenberg in the Chicago Tribune, “an accomplished, graceful, and intelligent writer.” Visit her at GloriaWhelan.com.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1416927530
ISBN-13: 9781416927532
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 5
Maximum Age: 8
Minimum Grade Level: K
Maximum Grade Level: 3rd Grade