- Matt Rappette
All The Queen's Corgis: The Story of Elizabeth II and Her Most Faithful Companions by Penny Junor
All the Queen’s Corgis: The Story of Elizabeth II and Her Most Faithful Companions by Penny Junor is a good book for those who want to know more about the queen, her family, and the connection they have had to their many canine companions over the years. The story is written as an observational report as the author is a broadcaster and journalist. Much of the the writing style and perspective reflects an English attitude and demeanor, as that is where the author is from, being born in Surrey, England. The book provides a family tree of the many family pets of the royal family and includes many stories about the pets. It is common knowledge that the Queen had Corgis by her side from childhood and this book follows along, supplying various stories of funny, challenging, interesting, and intriguing adventure. It gives readers more information on what daily life was like in the royal family, in particular regarding their relationship with their corgis, dorgis, and gundogs. It tries to bring out the passion, importance, and dedication of the queen that she had towards her furry friends. Penny Junor reveals the ups and downs, challenges, and even some humorous stories about the royal pets. It is a fascinating book that will keep you reading from cover to cover, especially if you have an interest in Queen Elizabeth II, pets, and Corgis. “All the Queen’s Corgis” was published in 2018 by Hodder and Stoughton and is 224 pages long.