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Awards

  • Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2011
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2011

The Queen's Secret Canadian Title

By Frieda Wishinsky   Illustrated by Loufane   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780545986854 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.35" x 10.25" | Ages 3 to 7

Bouncy rhymes chronicle a little girl's musing as to just what exactly is inside the queen's purse.

the purse made Kay wonder
What would a queen need?
A bag full of money?
A good book to read?

Award-winning picture book author Frieda Wishinsky brings her gift of humour to this adorable tale of curious young Kay who can't help but wonder what the Queen might carry in her purse. Whimsical artwork by Loufane complements and enhances the wit and charm of this royal send-up, as Kay rhymes off all of the outrageous items that just might be contained in that mysterious purse, until — oops! — the purse springs open and Kay finds out what's really inside!

Raves & reviews:

"Add this one to any stack of bedtime favourites." —Quill & Quire, starred review