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Castles / author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr Jenny Benham.

Castles / author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr Jenny Benham.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
J 728.81 STEE
Junior Non Fiction   Panania . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780241358436 (paperback)
Name Steele, Philip, 1948- author.
Title Castles / author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr Jenny Benham.
Published London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2019.
©2019
Description 64 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Contents What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The Great Hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defences -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Foods and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures.
Summary TThis children's history book has everything you need to know about medieval castles, including knights, jousting, sieges, drawbridges, and forts. Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India. See some of the most impressive castles in the world, and stock up on amazing facts. Packed with information, artefacts, and colourful pages, DK findout! Castles brings the medieval world to life.
Target audience note 7-9 years.
Subjects Castles -- Juvenile literature
Middle Ages -- Juvenile literature
Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile literature
Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature
Other Names Benham, Jenny consultant.
Series DK findout!
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