Which king kept a pet giraffe at Windsor? Who was brought back to Windsor without a head? Which queen proposed to her future husband here? Visit Windsor Castle and discover the answers for yourself. Follow in the footsteps of kings and queens who have made the castle one of the biggest and best in the world.
This fun-filled children’s guide reveals the secrets of the world’s oldest inhabited castle and the kings and queens who have lived there for the past thousand years. Over time it has been a royal fortress, a King Arthur-inspired palace, a Victorian Christmas wonderland and home to Queen Elizabeth II (and her corgis)! There’s also a mini palace inside – Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House has hot and cold running water, two working lifts and even flushing lavatories! Jousting and feasting, deaths and dungeons, childhood games and celebrity events – lively illustrations and fun facts bring the Castle’s colourful history to life.
25 x 19 cm.