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Peace Hill Press Who in the World Was The Unready King? The Story of Ethelred

Ethelred's mother stood behind him. The archbishop smeared holy oil on Ethelred's shoulders an hands. He gave Ethelred a heavy sword and placed a gold crown on his head. The crown was too big--it fell over his eyes and Ethelred almost dropped the sword on the archbishop's foot.

How did Ethelred become king when he was only ten years old? Discover the intriguing story of Ethelred, England's last Anglo-Saxon king, in Who in the World Was the Unready King? In this engaging biography, Connie Clark tells the tale of Ethelred, the boy king who handed England over to the Vikings. How did Ethelred and his sons lose their country to the northern invaders? Recommended for ages 7 to 12. Paperback, 50 pages.

In the Who in the World series, masterful storytellers re-imagine the lives of important, but often neglected, persons in history. Jed Mickle's ingenious and energetic illustrations give us a fresh look at colorful men and woman of the past.

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