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PICTURE THIS

King Charles III

by Gill Knappett (Pitkin £12.99, 112pp)

This photo-filled book tells the story of the boy destined to ascend the throne, celebrating his life and achievements in time for his Coronation in May

This photo-filled book tells the story of the boy destined to ascend the throne, celebrating his life and achievements in time for his Coronation in May

As he approached his 21st birthday, the then Prince Charles was asked to describe the moment he realised he was heir to the throne. 

He responded: ‘I think it’s something that dawns on you with the most ghastly inexorable sense . . . and slowly you get the idea that you have a certain duty and responsibility.’

That duty became reality on September 8, 2022, when Queen Elizabeth II died, and Prince Charles became King, aged 73. 

This photo-filled book tells the story of the boy destined to ascend the throne, celebrating his life and achievements in time for his Coronation in May.



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