Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles and Forts

Kingfisher Knowledge

Simon Adams

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KFK Castles & Forts takes you on an incredible journey through history. From the first Iron Age hill forts, travel to some of the world's greatest fortresses and castles. Find out more about Fort Ticonderoga and the part it played in the Revolutionary War; discover the secrets of Masada, King Herod's Judean fortress; visit Chateau Gaillard, and a medieval French castle under siege; marvel at the architecture of Japan's Himeji Castle; and learn about one of the most famous crusader castles, Syria's Krak des Chevaliers - home of the medieval Knights Hospitallers.

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Praise for Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles and Forts

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Although similar to the "Eyewitness" books (DK) in layout, these series entries have more text and a cleaner design to provide more in-depth coverage. Two colorful and accessible resources.

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Simon Adams

Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz. He is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles & Forts, Kingfisher Knowledge: Life in Ancient Rome, The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World and The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World.

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Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles and Forts
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Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
April 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753461198
ISBN10: 0753461196
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
10 3/5 x 8 9/10 inches, 64 pages
Age Range: 10 to 13
Grade Range: 5 to 8
$8.95

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Kingfisher
October 2003
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780753456200
ISBN10: 0753456206
11 1/10 x 9 2/5 inches, 63 pages
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$12.95
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