Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Medieval World

The Medieval World

Miranda Smith and 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 -- The Medieval World by Philip Steele 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.


Praise for The Medieval World

“This excellent source is loaded with interesting information.” —Children's Literature

“Librarians looking to beef up their collections in this area will find these titles to be useful and engaging.” —School Library Journal

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About the author

Miranda Smith and 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.

Miranda Smith

Philip Steele

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