“Before she became Queen Elizabeth I of England, young Bess was just a little girl who had to get up and get dressed every morning, the same as any other child. Readers will learn about her regular routine and will enjoy making comparisons with their own experiences. Factual notes at the end explain different elements of Elizabeth’s schedule, such as having her teeth cleaned with a sooty cloth, stockings tied onto her legs with ribbons and a large, pleated ruff sewn around her neck each day. Children will enjoy searching for Elizabeth’s tiny pet mouse, who is hiding on every page.” BookTrust
Even the Queen of England has to get up and groomed to greet the day Get up, Elizabeth! It’s time for the future queen to get out of bed, scrub her face with almond paste, brush her teeth with soot, comb the tangles out of her unruly red hair, get dressed, and sit still while her ruff is sewn on and her sleeves are pinned. It’s rough rising and shining every day-for queens and kids alike.
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