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King Charles the III is now King of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, but he is finding his new crown just a little heavy to manage and he is worried that he might not be as beloved as his dear mama, Queen Elizabeth II. But his good friend Tom the gardener is on hand to show him that kings must wear all sorts of hats and that he must be brave and allow himself to be the king he was born to be.

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The King cannot rule without his Royal Pants. He has a pair for every occasion: coronation pants (he can’t be crowned without them), organic pants (edible in royal emergencies) and even inflatable space-pants (because one never knows when they might come in handy). But in a boxer-shorts blunder at the Royal Mail, the King’s undies have been posted to his subjects nationwide! With his Y-fronts gone wandering, how will the King possibly cope?
The Queen’s Knickers by the same author has been a bestselling family favourite for 30 years, and won The Sheffield Children’s Book Award and The Coventry Inspirational Award.

United Kingdom Topic Booklist

England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland too…these are the UK countries! Take a trip around the United Kingdom, from forests and highlands to rivers and cities. Whether you’re looking for famous landmarks, capital cities, regional specialities or UK maps, we’ve got the topic covered with our list of the best children’s books about the United Kingdom…

Non-fiction

Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world’s most fascinating countries: Wales The book includes chapters on Welsh history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as Conwy Castle and the Gower peninsula.

Non-fiction

This book takes readers on a journey along some of the UK’s most important rivers, including the Thames, Severn, Avon and others. Readers can find out about the plants and animals that live there, the towns and cities the river passes through, and why it is important for the local economy and environment.

Non-fiction

Find out about the United Kingdom with this fun and engaging first information book. Topics include the country’s geography, major cities, people and interesting places. The books in this series each have a lively design, engaging text and photos, questions to get children thinking and talking and teaching notes. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features book band guidance and downloadable activity sheets online.

Non-fiction

Find out everything there is to know about the city of Belfast in this fascinating city guide. Learn about Belfast’s history, its location, culture, festivals, hidden gems and even where the best places to shop are! A map of Belfast city centre will help you find the locations of the key places mentioned in the book. Impress your friends with your knowledge of this beautiful and historic city.

Non-fiction

Take a tour of the United Kingdom as you’ve never seen it before in this fully illustrated set of colourful and fact-filled county maps. Travel through England , Northern Ireland , Scotland and Wales and meet the incredible people born there, learn about the UK’s proud history and discover ancient castles, modern feats of engineering and natural highlights. Maps of the UK is also a beautiful atlas of the UK’s history and culture , showing how Britons from all over the world have shaped the country for thousands of years. A fabulous introduction to the UK’s geography, history and culture, for readers young and old.

Non-fiction

Introduce children to the wonders, history, culture and customs of the United Kingdom with The Big Book of the UK. Learn about the sport of “dwile flonking”, find out where black diamonds come from, ,eet the supernatural animal that haunts the Scottish Highlands and discover the British sweets that helped Hillary and Tenzing scale Everest. Filled with facts about wildlife, food, sports, geography, language and some very silly place names, this book will help you uncover national secrets and unearth local legends from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Non-fiction

With stunning illustrations and over 60 flaps to lift, children can explore plague-ridden London, the British Empire, a Victorian factory and other key events in Britain’s incredible history. Scenes include “The Middle Ages”, “Tudor Times” and “Britain at War”. A “Famous People” section at the back of the book features Britons of note such as Oliver Cromwell, Emmeline Pankhurst and The Beatles.

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