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Eleanor: Crown Jewel Of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (the Royal Diaries)

Eleanor Crown Jewel Of Aquitaine

Scholastic Inc.

MPN: FBA-|292052
ISBN: 0439164842
Author: Kristiana Gregory

The author is Kristiana Gregory and the publisher is Scholastic Inc. The became available sometime in 2002. The book has 190 pages. It's dimensions are 8.5"H x 0.75"L x 5.24"W and it weighs only 2 lbs. We would like for you to get the best price when acquiring a children's book for your children, click on the add to cart button.

Author employing the best-selling Royal Diaries title, CLEOPATRA VII, Kristiana Gregory now takes readers to twelfth-century France and introduces Eleanor of Aquitaine, who becomes queen at age 15. In fact, in 1136, when her father is invited to assist invade Normandy, She would rather be a knight and ride off to war. Eleanor is extremely intelligent and literate, having been carefully educated by royal tutors. Spinning bores her, as does weaving, sewing, and other housewifery expertise expected of her. Their mother died many years earlier, so their grandmother and ladies-in-waiting raise the girls. Fourteen-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine lives in a castle in Poitier, France, with her father Count William of Aquitaine (son of William the Conqueror) , and her 12-year-old sister Petronilla.


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