Moi and Marie Antoinette
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Marie Antoinette was one of the most celebrated queens in history but she was once a little girl, too. As told by her vain but devoted dog, Sebastian, here is the story of the young princess's life—from her childhood in Austria, to the elaborate preparations leading to her marriage to Louis XVI; from her unhappy rise to power in turbulent times, to the birth of her own children. Lynn Cullen's spirited text sheds light on a side of Marie Antoinette few have seen—that of a vulnerable young girl thrust into a role much bigger than she could have imagined. Stunning illustrations by Amy Young capture the grandeur of life in 18th century Versailles and the touching intimacy of a child's lasting love for her pet.
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