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01May

Children’s book on the Queen’s jubilee given cold shoulder by schools in Wales and Scotland

Details released of tale about Queen’s 70-year reign, which is felt to be too ‘Anglocentric’ by devolved governments

The platinum jubilee children’s book due to go out to every state primary school pupil to celebrate the Queen this month will not be welcomed in all Welsh or Scottish schools.

On the request of the Scottish and Welsh governments, schools in those countries will be asked instead to opt-in to receive copies.

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