This entertaining volume, by Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz, sheds light on the life of England’s King George III.
It begins when he was a bashful boy who blushed easily, goes on to his early days as king, and finally examines his role in the American Revolution – when Americans ceased to think of him as good King George. Fascinating history made accessible for young readers.
“The lively text includes plenty of amusing, personality-revealing anecdotes . . .”–Children’s Literature
Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history. She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a… More about Jean Fritz