Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England

Diane Stanley, Author, Peter Vennema, Author, Diane Stanley, Illustrator
Diane Stanley, Author, Peter Vennema, Author, Diane Stanley, Illustrator HarperCollins $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-688-17961-8
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
Hardcover - 40 pages - 978-0-02-786810-4
Library Binding - 40 pages - 978-0-06-029618-6
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Once again available from the husband-and-wife team behind Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare, here is another biography from the Elizabethan Age: Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England (1990) by Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema, illus. by Stanley. Describing the conflict between Catholics and Protestants, the authors lay the groundwork for Queen Elizabeth's greatest challenges: stopping the bloodshed and uniting her country under one faith, and keeping the peace with the rest of Europe. Intricate artwork conveys the delicate lace and accoutrements of court dress, patterned ceilings and cobblestone streets. (Aug.)
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