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The Queen's Lift-Off

The Queen's Lift-Off

Follow the Queen and her loyal astronauts on a lightning tour through space in this hilarious picture book story.

The Queen’s off to space! Travelling at the speed of light, she goes where no man (or Queen) has gone before. From the Moon to Mars, via Mercury. No planet is left unexplored. But will she be back in time for tea?

Praise for The Queen’s Hat, Winner of the Evening Standard Oscar’s Book Prize:
Hard to beat.” The Times
“A wonderful romp of a read.” The Sun
“Deserves to become a classic.” Parents in Touch

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: 6th September 2018

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9781444934212

Reviews

All carefully drawn in a muted palate of festive red, green and white, the illustrations are mind-boggling -- rows upon rows of tiny green elves line the Sydney Opera House -- and the ending is a timely reminder that love, not consumerism, is the true meaning of Christmas
Belfast Telegraph
An awesome adventure. A wonderful romp of a read that's a great introduction to London, royalty and all that makes Britain great.
The Sun
A witty and stylish celebration of the Queen and the world's best known landmarks
Chronicle Live.co.uk
A magical tour of the world's most famous landmarks
Eastern Daily Press
The joy of this books is in the detail... each stylish spread contains lots to look and laugh at. Beautifully depicts our traditions and our relationship with the Royal Family... brilliant.
Rhino Reads
The Queen's Present is a delightful addition to The Queen Collection, and a suitably warm and fun Christmas read
My Book Corner
A festive tale about the Queen's quest to find the perfect presents for her great-grandchildren. Stunning to look at and lots of fun
Scottish Daily Express
A certain future classic, and without a doubt my absolute new favourite picture book.
LiteraryLoves
As in the book's predecessors, The Queen's Hat and The Queen's Handbag, her majesty is followed by an entourage of tiny loyal subjects, this time green-clad elves, creating a visually striking picture book using only the red and green colours of Christmas
Evening Echo (Cork)
A treat for winter reading
The Bookbag
I absolutely adored this book... perfectly executed with style and grace... captures London perfectly. This is a story for all generations and a brilliant, British book to boot. It's almost beyond words... every British household needs a copy, whether or not you're George's, William's or Charles's generation. * * * * *
Bookbag
Hilarious... chuckles aplenty with every turn of the page... wonderful illustrations... if this debut is anything to go by, Steve Antony's creative talent is one to follow with interest. * * * *
Books for Keeps
This has become a wonderful series - so clever, yet so simple and very funny... A wonderful book, full of humour and such fun to read and to share
Parents In Touch
A red and green triumph by Steve Antony...Full of elves, reindeer and quirky details to spot The Queen's Present is a welcome and worthy addition to this picture book series.
The Scotsman