Author(s): Davide Cali
There is huge excitement at the palace. It s the Queen s birthday, and this year it s a very special birthday the Queen will be ninety years old! In the palace, Mr. Wiggins, the Master of Ceremonies, has been hard at work organizing the celebrations. Now everything is ready but for one thing. The Queen still has to choose the perfect birthday crown! Published to celebrate The Queen s ninetieth birthday, this enchanting book, illustrated with delightful cut-paper collages, tells the story of the search for the perfect crown for this very special day. As wee readers turn the pages, they can try to guess which crown will finally be chosen. Will it be the crown from the royal jewelers? The one from the royal chocolate-makers or the royal stables? Or are none of these quite right for such a special day? A story about the things that are truly important on any birthday, making special new memories while keeping the old ones close by, "The Birthday Crown "will capture the imagination of young readers, while the detailed and amusing illustrations will create an experience they ll want to return to again and again. "
Davide Cali is an award-winning author of children s books, including "I Didn t Do My Homework Because . . . "and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School. "Kate Slater is an illustrator whose work has appeared in several exhibitions. "