Inspiring children’s book about Queen Elizabeth II’s life climbs Amazon best-seller list

Queen Elizabeth Little People Big Dreams book
A children's book about Queen Elizabeth II's life is soaring up the Amazon best-seller list. (Getty Images / Little People, Big Dreams)

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If you have children in your life, you'll likely be aware of the best-selling Little People, Big Dreams book series, written by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara.

In homage of Queen Elizabeth II, the series has released Queen Elizabeth, a book celebrating the life of the longest-reigning monarch of modern times.

Available from 27 September, it has already climbed the Amazon best-seller list in pre-orders alone, topping the Children's Books charts and soaring up the top 10 best-selling books on Amazon.

Exploring the lives of outstanding people from David Attenborough to Michelle Obama and David Bowie, the author has written hundreds of wonderful stories.

Illustrated by Melissa Lee Johnson, your little ones will learn about the life of Queen Elizabeth, touching on her time as an ambulance driver, her life with Prince Philip and her 70 years on the throne.

Shop: Queen Elizabeth - Little People, Big Dreams | £8.60 (Was £9.99) from Amazon

Queen Elizabeth Little People Big Dreams children's book
(Little People, Big Dreams)

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It's likely they've had plenty of questions about the Queen, and this book is designed to help them learn about her life for themselves.

It also includes extra facts and a biographical timeline at the back for older kids to enjoy.

Although the books are recommended for children aged 4-7 to read, the simple sentences are great for babies and toddlers to listen to.

And, with Christmas around the corner, many of the Little People, Big Dreams book series come in bundles of five books, grouped together by topic; inspiring women, musicians etc. for those with a particular interest.

Queen Elizabeth II isn't the only royal to have a new book written about her. Available from 23 March 2023, Princess Diana's Little People, Big Dreams book will be released.

Shop: Princess Diana - Little People, Big Dreams | £9.99 from Amazon

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Following her life from a young primary school teacher through to meeting Prince Charles as well as much of her charitable work, this is a great follow-on from Queen Elizabeth for inquisitive children looking to get a wider view of the Royal Family.