Queen reveals favourite children’s writer at book festival

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The Queen has opened this year’s Charleston Festival – to celebrate the power of books and reading for children and young people. Appearing alongside Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho and local primary school children, Her Majesty named Victorian novelist Frances Hodgson Burnett as one of her favourite writers – before joking that she herself, is not Victorian. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn