Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The World of Castles

The World of Castles

Philip Steele

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An engaging look at life in a fortress home, from how murder holes were used to who did the laundry. Superb illustrations and fun text opens up the world of castles.

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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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