The Secret Lives of Queens and Kings (Hardcover)
From Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, and Henry VIII to Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, and Grace of Monaco, discover the odd behavior and unusual facts about 18 kings and queens throughout history. Viewing the world from a throne seems like a wonderful perspective--parties, balls, epic fights, intrigue, victories . . . but not all that glitters is gold, not even on a crown This book uncovers all the secrets and strange facts about some of the greatest monarchs in history. Its pages will unveil their bad habits, their betrayals and revenges, their unusual routines, and many other surprising facts. It will leave you speechless.
An author and writer of children's books, Veruska Motta works with several publishing houses. As an avid reader, she passionately alternates between books and comics. Laura Brenlla began studying drawing when she was 16. After winning a scholarship and graduating from the European University of the Creative Arts in Madrid, Spain, she attended a two-year course specializing in animation drawing. She was then selected for intensive training in digital cleanup at the prestigious animation studio SPA in Madrid, under the direction of Fernando Moro. It was here that she was able to deepen and hone her technical and artistic skills. Drawing has been her true passion ever since she held her first pencil. Recently she has illustrated several titles for White Star Kids.