The Queen's Feet by Sarah EllisThe Queen's Feet by Sarah Ellis

The Queen's Feet

bySarah EllisIllustratorDusan Petricic

Picture Books | May 8, 2008

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Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize (2007) nominee

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2007

Queen Daisy can't help it - It's her feet that are misbehaving!

Queen Daisy had a great deal of trouble with her feet. They had a mind of their own and did not like behaving in a royal way. Proper shoes were out of the question, and sometimes her feet did not wear shoes at all! Her feet were especially naughty when Queen Daisy forced them to dress properly. At balls her feet would kick high in the air or tap-dance on the marble palace floors. Once, when a king from a neighboring kingdom brought his mean, bullying ways to Queen Daisy's court, her feet hauled off and kicked the king in the ankle. That's when a meeting had to be called of all the wise women and wizards and footmen in the kingdom to find a solution to Queen Daisy's terrible problem. And what a solution it turns out to be. Queen Daisy's feet will dance into the hearts of restless feet everywhere.

Sarah Ellis's wonderfully whimsical tale will ring a bell with all children and adults whose feet get restless. And DuÜan Petricic illustrations may well encourage a little more unroyal behavior.

Award-winning author Sarah Ellis grew up in a family that loved to share stories and read books. Passions that lead her to become a children's librarian and eventually to start writing books herself. Ellis's awards include the Governor General's Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award. She lives in Vancouver, B...
Title:The Queen's FeetFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.25 × 0.1 inPublished:May 8, 2008Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889954143

ISBN - 13:9780889954144

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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