Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine

Book - 2014
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Prince Albert comes up with a royally creative solution to Queen Victoria's modesty concerns in this true story that reveals an overlooked splash of history.

Poor Queen Victoria! She loves to swim, but can't quite figure out how to get to the water without her devoted subjects glimpsing her swimming suit. (Because, of course, such a sight would compromise her regal dignity.) Fortunately for the water-loving monarch, it's Prince Albert to the rescue with an invention fit for a queen!

This quirky tale about the longest reigning monarch in British history is as fun as it is authentic, and the book includes a picture of the actual bathing machine Prince Albert created.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2014.
ISBN: 9781416927532
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 X 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Nancy

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VaughanPLAlison Nov 29, 2017

Absolutely delightful <3

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zlamming
Nov 09, 2017

This was a great way to introduce a bit of history to my sons.

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lsmir
Jan 09, 2017

Inventive rhymes, and so well illustrated too. If you like all things British (or even if you're indifferent), this is a delightful read.

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Gabi_D
Feb 06, 2015

Who ever thought that hanging out with Queen Victoria could be so much fun.

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