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At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 116 Ratings and 38 Reviews

Book Description
Once there was a little girl--an orphaned African princess--who narrowly escaped death by human sacrifice in a West African village in 1850. A British sea captain named Frederick E. Forbes saved her life by talking King Gezo of Dahomey into giving the girl to Queen Victoria of England as a gift: "She would be a present from the King of the blacks to the Queen of the Whites." As impossible as this ... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Press
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages160
ISBN-100590486691
ISBN-13978-0590486699
Publication Date02/01/1999
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About Walter Dean Myers (Author) : Walter Dean Myers is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Walter Dean Myers include At Her Majesty's Request: An A... more
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