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I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats

I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats

and Other Questions About Long Ago

I Wonder Why

Philip Steele

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"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful book about long ago.

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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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