Ladybird Tales of Crowns and Thrones

Ladybird Tales of Crowns and Thrones

With an Introduction From Gemma Whelan

Summary

Brought to you by Ladybird.

Discover six new tales of wit, courage and power in this new treasury from Ladybird Books.


Join six kings, queens and warriors from around the world as they battle for crowns, vanquish dark forces and claim their thrones in this colourful illustrated collection of Ladybird Tales. Includes a special introduction from Game of Thrones actress Gemma Whelan.

Perfect for bedtime, to read aloud or to enjoy alone, these exciting stories taken from myth and legend show that there is more to royalty than bows and curtsies.

© Yvonne Battle-Felton, Chitra Soundar 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

About the authors

Yvonne Battle-Felton

Yvonne Battle-Felton was born in Pennsylvania and raised in New Jersey. She holds an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University where she is an associate Lecturer. A writer of fiction and creative non-fiction, her writing has been published in riverSedge, Assisi, Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place, Welter, Slices, and The Chesapeake Reader Literary Journal. Winner of a Northern Writers Award in fiction (2017), her first novel, Remembered, is the story of an emancipated slave haunted by both the past and the present as she struggles to lead her dying son home. She writes for both adults and children, and she was commended for her children's writing in the Faber Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize (2017).
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Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar was born and brought up in India, where traditions, festivals and mythology are a way of life. She now lives in South East London, and regularly visits schools, bookshops and libraries to tell stories and teach creative writing. She is a member of the international Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
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