About this book
The brilliant and highly-anticipated new novel from the award-winning, bestselling author. It's 1953, the year Elizabeth was crowned Queen of England, and Elise Kettle can't wait to go to London to see the celebrations of Coronation Day. But when Elsie falls ill, she finds herself whisked away to a children's hospital and is confined to bed for days. Luckily she finds a way to keep herself and the other children on the ward occupied, and manages to befriend Queenie, the hospital's majestic white cat...
It's 1953, the year Elizabeth is to be crowned Queen of England. Elsie Kettle can't wait to go to London to see the celebrations on Coronation Day. Elsie lives with her Nan - her mum works as a showgirl, so she's not around very often. Spirited and imaginative, but often lonely, Elsie longs for a best friend.
|Random House Children's Books|