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Castle: How It Works

Castle: How It Works

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

David Macaulay Studio



Take a tour of a medieval castle.

Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis to the great hall and dungeon, see how a castle works as an enemy army tries to storm the walls.

Castle: How It Works is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, School Library Journal 20 Outstanding Nonfiction Books - Master List, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI)

About the author

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

David Macaulay is the author and illustrator of more than twenty-five books including Cathedral, Pyramid, and Castle. His ground-breaking The Way Things Work has become a modern classic. He won the Caldecott Medal for Black and White. He lives in Vermont.

David Macaulay

Sheila Keenan