A fantastically funny adventure for young readers by new Irish children’s author, Alison Healy, illustrated by established Irish artist Fintan Taite.
What do you do when the Queen is struggling with a knotty maths problem that only you, Billy Brown, can explain? You travel to her palace in the middle of the night and help the nation, of course! In return, the Queen now wants to come and visit – and you can’t say no to royalty.
But the Queen’s suitcase contains two tiaras, a spare crown, three evening gowns, a silk dress and a pair of green wellingtons – nothing remotely suitable for visiting the bottle bank. Fitting in is tricky when you’re so magnificently different.
A right royal riot of a read!
‘Clever, quirky and oodles of queenly fun – suffering ducks, one was most amused!’ – Alan Nolan, author and illustrator
Alison Healy has worked as a journalist with the Irish Times for almost 17 years. She specialises in food and farming issues but is currently on a career break, working as a ghost writer and on her children’s fiction. How Billy Brown Saved the Queen is her first children’s book.