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ISBN: 978162672209532 Pages, Ages 6-9
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)
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
In the Press
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