Castles Magnified

Castles Magnified : With a 3x Magnifying Glass!

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Grab your magnifying glass and charge into battle with this search-and-find history adventure packed with more than 200 things to spot in each eye-boggling illustration.

Meet history's most heroic knights as you travel back in time to follow Sir Gallahad into the court of King Arthur, Joan of Arc into battle and Richard the Lionheart on his last crusade. Use the magnifying glass to explore cutaway castles, epic medieval battlefields and impressive royal tournaments, then learn about chivalry, armour and jousting.

Written by the Blue Peter award-winning David Long, this book will delight and inform the most inquisitive young squires and ladies!

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Product details

  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 9 x 264 x 319mm | 700g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1786033267
  • 9781786033260
  • 45,524

Table of contents

THE FIRST CASTLES 6-7
STONE CASTLES 8-9
THE FEUDAL SYSTEM 10-11
THE LORD OF THE MANOR 12-13
PEOPLE OF THE TOWN 14-15
DAILY LIFE IN THE CASTLE 16-17
FOOD AND FEASTING 18-19
ENTERTAINMENT 20-21
THE CASTLE COURTYARD 22-23
RELIGION 24-25
MAGIC AND MEDICINE 26-27
A KNIGHT'S LIFE 28-29
A PITCHED BATTLE 30-31
PRISONERS AND GUARDS 32-33
JOAN OF ARC 34-35
SIEGE! 36-37
GALLERY OF FAMOUS KNIGHTS 38-39
CAN YOU FIND? 40-41
ANSWERS 42-43
TIMELINE AND GUNPOWDER, GUNS, AND THE END OF THE CASTLE 44
GLOSSARY 45
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About David Long

Harry Bloom is a freelance illustrator based in London. He specialises in creating detailed illustrations for children's books. His titles include Where's Father Christmas? and Where's Mo?Pirates Magnified is his first book for Wide Eyed Editions.

David Long writes for adults and children and specialises in history. As a journalist he has written for the Times, Sunday Times, and London Evening Standard as well as for magazines in Britain and abroad. He is an award-winning ghostwriter and one of his own books was voted Blue Peter Book of the Year 2017.
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