Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
Castles

Castles

Single Subject Reference

Philip Steele

Kingfisher

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Magnificent, detailed illustrations bring history to life in this all encompassing castle tour that covers everything from the majestic splendour of the great halls to the hardships of living in a feudal society. A gatefold opens up to an amazing cutaway view of the castle--both inside and out--to allow the reader a up-close view of all the rooms and people going about their everyday tasks. Includes an illustrated glossary and index.

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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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