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A truly remarkable portrait of ten real castles in history. Stephen Biesty's world-renowned illustrations combine grandeur of scale with breathtaking detail. Meredith Hooper brings the castles to life by introducing their knights and kitchenmaids, sultans and samurai, soldiers and spies, and telling the amazing stories of their dungeons and secret passageways, towers and toilets. Together, they recreate the real lives of castles as never before.
Castles featured: Chateau Gaillard, Windsor, Krak des Chevaliers, Caernarfon, Bodiam, Castel Sant' Angelo, Chambord, Tower of London, Osaka and Neuschwanstein.
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An absorbing gift for both castle and history fans (Carousel)
This awesome book whirls young readers around the world...Biesty's vivid illustrations couple with Hooper's behind-the-scenes text to give us a grand portrait of history. (The Good Book Guide)
This awesome book whirls young readers around the world, unlocking the secrets of ten famous castles (The Good Book Guide)
Two of the top talents in children's books (Books magazine)
Wonderfully varied... An absorbing gift for both castle and history fans. (Carousel)
Ten real castles brought to life as never before by 'two of the top talents in children's books' (Books magazine)
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Book Description Hodder Children's Books, 2004. Condition: New. Stephen Biesty (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0340844019
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0340844019