The History Detective Investigates: Monarchs

Author: Simon Adams
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Category: British & Irish History, Nonfiction History Books for Kids, History Books for Kids
Age Group: 10-14
Book Format: Paperback

 

Become a history detective and find out more about the changing power of the monarchy in Great Britain throughout history.

 

Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He then worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer 18 years ago. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 70 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz. He has written for many major children`s publishers including Dorling Kindersley and Kingfisher. His work for Watts includes titles in the Citizen Guides, Flashpoints, World War One and World War Two series as well as, most recently, Countries in the News.

 

He lives in London, listens to lots of jazz, and is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction books.

 

Table Of Contents

1: What is a Monarch?

2: Who was the first King of England?

3: When did Scotland first have a King?

4: Who was the first Norman King?

5: Why does Wales have a Prince?

6: Why did the Roses Fight?

7: Why did a Queen imprison a Queen?

8: Who United the Kingdoms?

9: Why did a King lose his head?

10: When did the Kings speak German?

11: Who ruled the longest?

12: Why is the Royal Family named after a castle?

13: Your Project

14: Glossary of terms

15: Index

About Simon Adams

Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He then worked as an editor of children's reference books before becoming a full-time writer 18 years ago. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 70 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz. He has written for many major children`s publishers including Dorling Kindersley and Kingfisher. His work for Watts includes titles in the Citizen Guides, Flashpoints, World War One and World War Two series as well as, most recently, Countries in the News.
He lives in London, listens to lots of jazz, and is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction books.

 

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