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Happy and Glorious by Hilary McKay

Happy and Glorious

by Hilary McKay

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 034064074X, Paperback)

Queens have two birthdays, one on the day they were born and one on the day it would have been most convenient for them to have been born on. It is the convenient one that counts. This Queen is not a happy little Queen. It's her unofficial birthday and no-one had brought her a present. Not the Prime Minister, not the Treasurer, and not even her lazy Ladies-in-Waiting. All she wants is one small, one very cheap, present. Just because it has four legs and a tail and isn't very easy to wrap up. Shouldn't put anyone off...

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The Queen is not a happy little Queen. It's her unofficial birthday and no-one has bought her a present. All she wants is one small, very cheap present. Just because it happens to be a donkey shouldn't cause any problems - but it does. Originally published: 1996.… (more)

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