The Book Of Kings: Magnificent Monarchs, Notorious Nobles, and more Distinguished Dudes Who Ruled the World

by National Geographic Kids

On Sale: 04/02/2020



About the Book

Mighty monarchs, powerful presidents, legendary leaders … discover more than 100 true stories of magnifcient men who changed the world.

They're kings wielding scepters and sitting on thrones, they're revolutionaries on the front lines of change, they're presidents and prime ministers leading their nations, or they're CEOs, scientists, sports legends, and artists who rose to the top of their fields. Welcome to The Book of Kings, where being a mighty monarch doesn't just mean wearing a crown. Leaders like these come from all over the globe and have different talents. But most of all? They rule!Kids are sure to enjoy meeting these mighty men. Some wielded their might for good while others let their power go to their heads. Yet all are (or were) powerful people who changed the course of history. From Henry VIII to Steve Jobs to Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more, every regal ruler in this book showcases the kind of guts, smarts, and strength it takes to lead. And while there are some kings who you might recognize, others may leave you wondering why so many brave, smart, and hardworking people have gone unnoticed … until now. Whether real-life royals or average Joes who rose to rule, get ready to be inspired by their stories.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781426335334
  • ISBN 10: 1426335334
  • Imprint: National Geographic - US
  • On Sale: 04/02/2020
  • Pages: 176
  • List Price: 19.99 AUD
  • Age: From 10 years


The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.

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