Castles (Single Subject Reference) (Hardcover)

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Castles (Single Subject Reference) (Hardcover)

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Intricate and meticulous illustrations bring history to life in this wide-ranging castle tour that covers both the majestic splendour of the great halls and the hardships of living in a feudal society - from the building of a castle to shopping in a medieval marketplace. A magnificent 8-page gatefold opens up to a cutaway view of the castle -- both inside and out -- and lets viewers get an up-close view of all the rooms and people going about their everyday tasks. Includes an illustrated glossary and index.

Miranda Smith is a long-standing editor of information books for both children and adults and is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Sharks.


Product Details ISBN: 9781856975476
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication Date: April 15th, 1995
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Single Subject Reference
β€œAn approachable, comprehensive, clearly illustrated overview of medieval European (and a few Near Eastern) castles. The book's strengths are its well-organized format and careful balance of text and illustrations.” β€”School Library Journal