Series: Picture books for libraries
Library edition hardback
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A fascinating, illustrated reference book that takes readers back in time to the dangerous Middle Ages, and shows how castles were built and what it was like to live in one. Detailed pictures and photos on every page show why castles were built, the weapons and armour of the knights that defended them, and castle feasts, fun and games and treasure. Includes photographs of some of the many different styles of castles and a map of castles in Europe. With an index and contents page for easy reference and internet links via the Usborne Quicklinks websites to virtual tours and video clips of castles online.
For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.