PW called "an enticing mix of history and biography," this handsomely designed and illustrated volume covers a 2,000-year time span, revealing ma"/>
 

TEN QUEENS: Portraits of Women of Power

Milton Meltzer, Author, Bethanne Andersen, Illustrator
Milton Meltzer, Author, Bethanne Andersen, Illustrator , illus. by Bethanne Andersen. Dutton $14.99 (134p) ISBN 978-0-525-47158-5
Reviewed on: 02/02/2004
Release date: 12/01/2003
Hardcover - 134 pages - 978-0-525-45643-8
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In what PW called "an enticing mix of history and biography," this handsomely designed and illustrated volume covers a 2,000-year time span, revealing many events and personal characteristics that contribute to 10 women rulers' rise to power. He includes Cleopatra and Elizabeth I, as well as the lesser-known Boudicca (who led a revolt against the Romans circa A.D. 60). Ages 12-up. (Jan.)

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