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Marie Antoinette (Famous Lives Gift Books)

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Published by Usborne Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • 1755-1793,
  • Biography,
  • France,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Marie Antoinette,,
  • Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France,,
  • Queens

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNilesh Mistry (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7841867M
ISBN 100794510493
ISBN 109780794510497
OCLC/WorldCa62763949

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Becoming Marie Antoinette is the first installment of the Marie Antoinette trilogy by Juliet Gray. This is a fun and educational read. I previously knew very little about Marie Antoinette, only that she was the queen of France who was beheaded during the French Revolution and that she once said, of the starving masses, "Let them eat cake!"/5(). Books shelved as marie-antoinette: Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser, Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey, The Hidden Diary of Marie A.   The revelation comes two months prior to the release of a new book, I Love You Madly—Marie-Antoinette: The Secret Letters, due to hit British and Author: Erin Zaleski. About Marie Antoinette. The national bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wives of Henry VIII. France’s beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic figures in.

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