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Stephen Biesty's Castles

(Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections)

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Best-selling author, Stephen Biesty, famous for his "Incredible Cross-Sections" books, has now turned his attention to ten actual castles, as they were on ten historic dates (his 1994 book "Castle" focused on a single, imaginary castle). In his new, never-before-published book, Castles, he presents ten real castles each at a singular historic moment, from the 12th to the 1 ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Enchanted Lion Books
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Sep 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
I loved the uniqueness of this book and the intro to history for kids. It was well researched but simplified The illustrations went a step further to give specific points of history about areas within the castles.
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Lovely illustrations, but they are so finely detailed you almost need a magnifying glass to see everything... a bit frustrating when reading to a young child.
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Meredith Hooper uses the storybook form in WHO BUILT THE PYRAMID? to make the latest research accessible for a young audience. Meredith Hooper is an historian by training and the author of many books,
ranging in subject from Antarctica to aviation, from the history of water to the history of inventions.

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