Mary, Queen of Scots

By Fiona Macdonald (Author), Damian Zain (Illustrator), Fiona Macdonald (Author)

Series Kids in History


Pub Date 3/3/2020

ISBN 9781912537976

Format Paperback



Mary, Queen of Scots

by Fiona Macdonald, Damian Zain, Fiona Macdonald
What were some of the world's most famous people like when they were kids? This fresh and fun biography gives kids a peek into the childhood of Mary, Queen of Scots—including the gruesome and ghastly bits! Stunning comic strips, fact boxes, and timelines bring her story to life.
By the time she was a year old, Mary, Queen of Scots had faced everything from deadly illness to the threat of kidnapping. She was even engaged to a six-year-old prince! This thrilling biography of the future queen explores all the important events from her childhood, including her dangerous escape from Scotland, marriage into the French royal family, and a young adulthood beset with disasters and deaths.

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and universities, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics.
Damian Zain lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He trained in comic illustration and now is a freelance artist.

Title Details

Pages 152 pages, b-w illus. throughout

Trim 5 x 7.75 x 0 Inches

Territories US/Can

Category History & Biography

Age Range 8 and up