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The Queen's Handbag

The Queen's Handbag

A hilarious picture book story, featuring the royal family, plus favourite British landmarks.

What does the Queen do when a sneaky swan snatches her handbag? Gives chase, of course. By car, motorbike, plane and more! Hold on to your hats (and handbags) for a whirlwind trip around the British Isles.

Featuring favourite British landmarks, including Windsor Castle, the Angel of the North and the Giant’s Causeway.

“This is a book brimming with Britishness and it puts on a jolly good show.” The Bookbag
“If this book doesn’t make you smile and adore the Queen even more, nothing else will.” London Mums Magazine

Steve Antony is a Waterstones Prize shortlisted author, a Kate Greenaway Medal nominee and the creator of the much-loved Mr Panda books.

Collect all four books in The Queen Collection series: (each with a shiny foil cover!)

The Queen’s Hat – Winner of the Evening Standard Oscar’s Book Prize
The Queen’s Handbag
The Queen’s Present
The Queen’s Lift-Off
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Genre: Children's, Teenage & Educational / Picture Books, Activity Books & Early Learning Material / Picture Books / Picture Storybooks

On Sale: 1st October 2015

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781444925531

Reviews

Superbly illustrated, with a muted palette that suits the story perfectly...Even the endpapers are full of humour'
Parents In Touch
Not to be missed!
Storytime Magazine
I loved the first book, and this follow up is just as good...One for the permanent collection, this is a book brimming with Britishness and it puts on a jolly good show.
The Bookbag
Funny tale, which takes you all around the UK on a wild swan chase after the Queen's handbag. Why has there not been a picture book about the Queen's handbag before?
Angels & Urchins
Needless to say that the illustrations are beautiful and clearly effective ... if this book doesn't make you smile and adore the Queen even more, nothing else will.
London Mums Magazine
A majestic read
Evening Echo (Cork)
A sneaky swan has stolen the Queen's handbag? Follow her on an hilarious journey in various modes of transport around the UK ... A great conversation starter!
South Wales Evening Post
Steve Antony's evocative illustrations are full of humour... This is a confident and accomplished follow-up to The Queen's Hat
The Scotsman
Celebrating her Majesty's 90th birthday, Steve Antony's playful story follows the drama that unfolds when a swan pinches the royal bag
Smallish Magazine
Humorous sequel
Surrey Advertiser
The real delight lies in spotting the jokes hidden in the scenes of ever-increasing pandemonium
Evening Standard
Wonderfully busy and humorous
School Librarian