Queen Victoria's Christmas


From the creators of the delightful QUEEN VICTORIA’S UNDERPANTS come the story of the first ‘traditional’ Christmas, complete with a Christmas tree and presents for the family, as seen from the point of view of Queen Victoria's dogs.
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From the creators of the delightful QUEEN VICTORIA’S UNDERPANTS come the story of the first ‘traditional’ Christmas, complete with a Christmas tree and presents for the family, as seen from the point of view of Queen Victoria's dogs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780732293574
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • Publication date: 7/23/2013
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 837,042
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near
Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, Hitler's Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers' Award. To the Moon and Back won the
Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to
were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards. In 2013 her book
Pennies for Hitler
won the Young People's History Prize in the 2013 NSW Premier's History Awards

In 2014 she was named Australia Children's Laureate for

In 2015 she was named Senior Australian of Year.

Her books include:


Somewhere Around the Corner

Dancing with Ben Hall

Soldier on the

Daughter of the Regiment

Hitler's Daughter

Lady Dance

The White

How the Finnegans Saved the Ship

Valley of Gold

Tom Appleby,
Convict Boy

They Came on Viking Ships

Macbeth and Son


A Rose for the Anzac Boys


The Night They Stormed Eureka

Nanberry: Black
Brother White

Pennies for Hitler


Rain Stones

Walking the Boundaries

The Secret Beach

Beyond the Boundaries

A Wombat Named Bosco

The Book of Unicorns

Warrior ' The Story of a Wombat

Tajore Arkle

Missing You, Love

Dark Wind Blowing

Ride the Wild Wind: The Golden Pony and Other



Seasons of Content

A Year in the Valley

How the Aliens from Alpha
Centauri Invaded My Maths Class and Turned Me into a Writer

How to Guzzle
Your Garden

The Book of Challenges

Stamp, Stomp, Whomp

The Fascinating
History of Your Lunch

Big Burps, Bare Bums and Other Bad-Mannered

To the Moon and Back

Rocket Your Child into Reading

The Secret
World of Wombats

How High Can a Kangaroo Hop?

Let the Land Speak: A
History of Australia

The Animal Stars Series

1. The Goat Who Sailed the World

2. The Dog Who Loved a Queen

3. The
Camel Who Crossed Australia

4. The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded

5. The
Horse Who Bit a Bushranger

6. Dingo: The Dog Who Conquered a Continent

The Matilda Saga

A Waltz for Matilda

The Girl from Snowy River

The Road to Gundagai

Outlands Trilogy

In the Blood

Blood Moon

Flesh and Blood

School for Heroes

Lessons for a Werewolf Warrior

Dance of the Deadly Dinosaurs

Wacky Families Series

1. My Dog the Dinosaur

2. My Mum the Pirate

3. My Dad the Dragon

My Uncle Gus the Garden Gnome

5. My Uncle Wal the Werewolf

6. My Gran the

7. My Auntie Chook the Vampire Chicken

8. My Pa the Polar Bear

Phredde Series

1. A Phaery Named Phredde

2. Phredde and a Frog Named Bruce

3. Phredde and the Zombie Librarian

4. Phredde and the Temple of Gloom

5. Phredde and the Leopard-Skin Librarian

6. Phredde and the Purple Pyramid

7. Phredde and the Vampire Footy Team

8. Phredde and the Ghostly

Picture Books

Diary of a Wombat (with Bruce Whatley)

Pete the Sheep (with Bruce

Josephine Wants to Dance (with Bruce Whatley)

The Shaggy Gully
Times (with Bruce Whatley)

Emily and the Big Bad Bunyip (with Bruce

Baby Wombat's Week (with Bruce Whatley)

Queen Victoria's
Underpants (with Bruce Whatley)

The Tomorrow Book (with Sue deGennaro)

Christmas Wombat (with Bruce Whatley)

A Day to Remember (with
Mark Wilson)

Queen Victoria's Christmas (with Bruce Whatley)

Love Cheese (with Nina Rycroft)

Wombat Goes to School (with Bruce

Bruce Whatley is one of Australia's best-loved and most-respected author-illustrators. His most recent books include the enormously successful and award-winning Diary of a Wombat, written by Jackie French, and its companion volume, The Secret World of Wombats, also illustrated by
Bruce. The best selling team have also collaborated on Pete the Sheep,
and most recently, Josephine Wants to Dance. Two of Bruce's previous books, The Ugliest Dog in the World and Tails from Grandad's
, were named as Notable Books by the Children's Book Council of
Australia in 1993 and 1996 respectively. Looking for Crabs was shortlisted by the Children's Book Council in 1993 and Detective Donut and the Wild Goose Chase was named an Honour Book by the Children's Book
Council in 1998. Bruce has illustrated forty books to date, including a number that he has co-written with Rosie Smith. Their latest collaboration was
Little White Dogs Can't Jump.

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