Castle: How It Works

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David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

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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

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Praise for Castle: How It Works

“…great fuel for the imagination.”--Kirkus, starred

"Engrossing...scoop this one up."--BCCB, starred

 "Both books revisit subjects covered in earlier books (Castle, rev. 10/77; and The New Way Things Work, rev. 3/89, 3/99), but these topics are here presented with the needs of developing readers in mind." -- The Horn Book


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Children's Review: Castle: How It Works by David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan. Roaring Brook/Macaulay, $15.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-59643-744-9
Launching the David Macaulay Studio imprint (along with Jet Plane: How It Works, simultaneously available), this handsome leveled reader aims to stimulate both verbal and visual literacy, Macaulay w
- Publishers Weekly


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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.

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Castle: How It Works
David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan

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

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio
September 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781596437661
ISBN10: 1596437669
Beginning Reader
6 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full color throughout
Age Range: 7 to 8
Grade Range: 2 to 3
$3.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
David Macaulay Studio
September 2012
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596437449
ISBN10: 1596437448
Beginning Reader
6 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full color throughout
Age Range: 7 to 8
Grade Range: 2 to 3
$15.99
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