A True Book: Queens and Princess tells the stories of women who were born or married into royalty. Who were these women who ruled nations and kingdoms and touched the lives of their people?
Being a queen or princess is more than sitting on a throne. A True Book: Queens and Princess tells the stories of women who were born or married into royalty. Who were these women who ruled nations and kingdoms and touched the lives of their people? They led sensational and sometimes luxurious lives. They also made sacrifices. They impacted war and peace, politics and economics, culture and tradition. These queens and princesses were so much more than their bejeweled crowns!With engaging text, primary source material, infographics, photography, and artwork, Queens and Princesses follows these vibrant women from childhood to the end of their reign. Long a source of fascination, Queens and Princesses introduces royals from the ancient world to contemporary times...all of whom influenced their era and left a compelling legacy.Who was the Egyptian queen who ruled alongside her husband in a partnership previously unseen in the ancient world? It was Nefertiti, who used her influence to bring about cultural change by moving the seat of power and introducing a new religion. And then she vanished! Why are all traces of this fascinating royal virtually erased from history? What clues to Queen Nefertiti's fascinating life remain?