Royalty has fascinated people for thousands of years. Being born to rule an entire country certainly has its perks— but many of the most famous kings and queens in history have lived very complicated lives. These magazine issues for readers between the ages of 9-14 explore the lives of royals through the ages. Meet Hatshepsut, the female Pharaoh who reigned over Ancient Egypt with a prosthetic beard. Follow the turbulent life of Ramses III, one of the last great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, right up through his mysterious death at the hands of his wives. You may have heard of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain in history lessons about Christopher Columbus, but how much do you really know about the powerful Queen Isabella? Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful players in European politics during the crusades. Learn all about the shocking intrigue and rivalry within her own family. And visit the modern-day UK to discover the role that the Royal Family currently plays! These issues deserve a royal welcome to any magazine collection!