Marcie's Reviews > Come to the Castle!: A Visit to a Castle in Thirteenth-Century England

Come to the Castle! by Linda Ashman
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Oct 22, 2010

it was ok
bookshelves: poetry
Recommended to Marcie by: CCIRA REad Aloud month

I wanted to like this, but it was too sing songy and too much rhyme for my taste.

I did love the one page on the steward with the picture revealing the Duke's decree "MT,MT,MMMT, IT" which I read "empty, empty, empty it!" I don't know whether the kids will catch it unless it is pointed out and I think the book is too long for a read aloud. However CCIRA had it on the read aloud month list, so perhaps it's just me.
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