Growing up Royal

Growing up Royal

Life in the Shadow of the British Throne

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Featuring a wealth of amusing anecdotes and compelling stories, a fascinating glimpse into the life of royalty, from birth through the teen years, discusses tradition, privilege, politics, restrictions, and more, and details how past events have shaped the lives of future royals, especially Prince William. Simultaneous.

Firefly Books Ltd

What child hasn't imagined life as a prince or princess? We read fantastical stories about them when we are young, hear about them in the news, and wonder what it would be like to be in their shoes.Growing Up Royal is a fun, informative, and realistic look at a royal upbringing -- a true behind-the-scenes peek at what a life of splendor is really like. Filled with humorous anecdotes and engrossing stories of royals past and present, it soon becomes clear that despite some obvious differences, kids in a royal family are much like kids everywhere.

Tradition, politics, privilege, and restrictions all play out in the life of young royals. Learn of the many ways the current British royal family is adapting to the changes brought by modern times, and how these events have shaped the lives of future royals, particularly Prince William, second in line to the British throne and a heartthrob for young girls everywhere. Is it really so glamorous to be born into royalty? What's it like to have your every move watched by the public and the press?

From birth through to the teen years, all stages in the life of a young royal are explored, from the palace nursery to learning one's place in society. The book discusses the social scene behind the castle walls, royal leisure pursuits and sporting activities, and education (will it be private tutoring as in times past, with no schoolmates, or a private school?). Then there are the challenges of one's private life. Imagine a royal teen on a date - with bodyguards!

Growing Up Royal is divided into sections: What Does It Mean to Be Royal?,In the Palace Nursery, Realizing You Are Different, Behind Castle Doors,Royal Pursuits, Entering the Big, Bad World, Mad About Royals andBeing a Royal Teen. Sidebars with interesting facts and tales are interspersed throughout the text. Get the inside scoop on Royal Families in Europe, Royal Servants, Royal Birthday Bashes, and much more! A table of contents and an index are included for easy reference. The sixteen-page photo section captures a broad spectrum of images that reveal even more about the life of young royals.


A fun, informative look at what it's really like to be brought up a member of royalty. Filled with humorous anecdotes and engrossing stories, it soon becomes clear that after all the privilege, kids are the same anywhere.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents a glimpse into the life of royalty, from birth through the teen years, discusses tradition, privilege, politics, and restrictions, and details how past events have shaped the lives of future royals, especially Prince William.

Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press ; Willowdale, ON : Distributed in Canada by Firefly Books, c2001
ISBN: 9781550376234
9781550376227
1550376233
1550376225
Characteristics: 154 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ports. ; 21 cm

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Do you think you’d like to be a prince or princess? You may change your mind after reading about what it’s REALLY like to grow up royal!

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