Jim Gigliotti

Who Was Queen Victoria?
  • Who Was Queen Victoria?

  • She was the national icon whose 63-year reign is famous as the Victorian era. But who was Queen Victoria? From her closely-supervised upbringing to her complex adulthood as Britain's monarch, this concise and enjoyable biography puts together the pieces of Victoria's life for young readers.

    Puffin's 'Who Was . . . ?' book series presents clear and accessible biographies of some of history's most renowned individuals.

After a career in sports information and publishing in which he worked for the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the National Football League, Jim Gigliotti became a freelance writer in 2000. Since then, he has written more than 100 books for adults and children, many of them on sports, but also on topics ranging from medieval knights to hurricanes to the polar regions. His most recent titles include several entries in the New York Times Best Selling Who Was? Children's Series.

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