The Resource Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history, Jacqui Bailey

Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history, Jacqui Bailey

Label
Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history
Title
Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history
Statement of responsibility
Jacqui Bailey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the recent history of Britain in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
941.085
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • UK School Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Elizabeth II's Reign examines the recent history of Britain. Exploring the Britain the Queen was born into and took over when her reign began, the Commonwealth, changing social times / family, fashion, technology and work the book builds up a picture of how life in Britain has changed. The book is bought alive with humourous cartoon and by memories in the form of quotes from people who remember the events and changes from the past 60 years. It is illustrated with pictures of the Queen and the Royal family and historical photos of life in Britain. With panels of facts about the Queen and the Royal Family, this is a great read for children and young adults in the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Contents include: Sixty years on the throne The end of the War (Rationing; marriages and births; a crumbling Empire; united for peace) A new Queen (King for a year; the Queen's father; coronation day; open to the public; good times...and bad) Family life (getting married; seen not heard; school days; pass or fail; all together; women's rights; all sorts of families; somewhere to live; instant houses; building blocks) Healthier and wealthier (paying the price; health for free; changing jobs; haves and have nots; the poverty line; going places; travelling by train; on the roads; it's good to talk; talking and walking, using computers) The way we live (a changing population; favourite food; super shops; well dressed; minis, bell-bottoms and safety pins; at the movies; what's on the box; from ballroom to the Beatles; festival time; by the seaside; packaged up) Looking ahead Timeline; further information Index
Target audience
juvenile
Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history, Jacqui Bailey
Label
Elizabeth II's reign - Celebrating 60 years of Britain's history, Jacqui Bailey
Publication
Note
Hardback
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sixty years on the throne The end of the War A new Queen Family life Healthier and wealthier The way we live Looking ahead Timeline Further information Index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781445107028
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Dimensions
29x22x1 cm.
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Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781445107028
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) MH_90870

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