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Five Jubilee Picture Books

From the factual to the fanciful, these queenly picture books will help get children in the Jubilee mood

Posted: 28 May 2012
by Helen McKay-Ferguson

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The Queen’s Knickers by Nicholas Allan (Red Fox, £5.99)

Snicker you may, but the truth is our demure and dignified figurehead has got to wear something underneath those two-piece suits. First published in 1988 and now with a brand new Jubilee cover, Nicholas Allan’s humorous tale rifles through Her Majesty’s knicker drawer (ahem) and turns up a kaleidoscope of fetching undergarments. There are confetti-patterned pants for Royal Weddings, floral ones for garden parties, Union Jack ones for foreign visits, corgis for at home…

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