Paperback, 96 pages
Expected publication: August 25th 2015 by Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction
Format read: ARC via publisher
A deep dive into the royal world of a princess! Featuring princesses from around the world and all of time. The Real Princess Diaries explores everything it means to be royal. Each spread includes portraits of the princesses, in-depth bios, crowning achievements, and family trees. Learn which princesses have official royal duties, and which ones simply reign. Plus bonus sidebars about ladies in waiting, the crowned jewels, royal outfits, and princes, this will be the definitive royal guide. Full-color photos, with a modern layout make this a must read for princess fans everywhere.
Author Grace Norwich introduces readers to the background and lives of some of history's most intriguing and accomplished young female royals, including Grace Kelly to Kate Middleton. Each of the bio page for these young royals is illustrated with vibrant graphics, and interesting facts - e.g. Kelly's family paid a $2 million dolalr dowry to secure her marriage to the House of Monaco - tht is sure to stir the minds and hearts of young readers.
However, while the book does a wonderful job of sharing the stories of these popular royals, it's Norwich's focus on lesser known royals like Victoria Ka'iulani of Hawaii, which makes the book trutly worth it. It's informative not-often studied history, that will undoubtedly make readers want to dig further and read more.
With her vibrant graphics and interesting Did You Know...? facts, Norwich has written a book that will spark the interest and minds of young readers everywhere.