The Medieval World

Philip Steele

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Thundering hooves, shining armor, and magnificent fortresses . . . the medieval age still fascinates young readers. Heraldry, knights, castles, battles, hawking and hunting, sieges, and holy wars -- it's all here in this fascinating book that takes readers back through the centuries to medieval times. Fans of the chivalrous age will learn how a young page trained for knighthood, what it was like to ride into battle, how a castle was equipped for a siege, and much, much more.

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Philip Steele

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

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The Medieval World
Philip Steele

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
September 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753460467
ISBN10: 0753460467
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
11 x 8 1/2 inches, 95 pages
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$12.99
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