On a foggy and frosty November day Kate Middleton sat next to the man she had agreed to marry, Prince William. Nervous, excited, yet strangely composed she faced the cameras for the first time as the woman who would one day be Queen. The world it seemed still loved their favourite fairytale - any girl could dream of becoming a princess.
Kate's journey begins with her remarkable mother, Carole, a true rags-to-riches story. Sean Smith examines Kate's early life, her unhappy time being bullied at school before finding her feet at Marlborough College where she was transformed from an ugly duckling to a swan. He travels to St Andrews in Scotland where she met Prince William.
Her relationship with William began when they shared a house, blossomed when they left university before hitting the rocks in 2007 when they split leaving Kate shattered and upset. But they rekindled their romance, and eventually William proposed and Kate's life changed forever.
The story ends in Westminster Abbey where Kate and William married, describing all the glamour and spectacle of the great day. Fully illustrated this is the one book you will want to read about the event of the decade. And read again.
Sean Smith is the UK's leading celebrity biographer and the author of the number one bestseller Cheryl, the definitive biography of Cheryl Cole. His books about the most famous people of our times have been translated throughout the world. His subjects include Kylie Minogue, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston and J.K. Rowling. Described by the Independent as a 'fearless chronicler', he specializes in meticulous research going 'on the road' to find the real person behind the star image.
Simon and Schuster
Author: Sean Smith