Young readers will be spellbound by this story of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, and medieval characters, made all the more vivid by true tales from experts in the field. Fun facts and photos, including reenactment shots, illuminate the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of castles.
They were fortifications used to defend against enemy attacks, inhabited by powerful kings, knights in shining armour, and damsels in distress. Medieval castles have a long history immortalised in stories, songs, and even modern-day film. In "Everything Castles", kids will learn what life behind massive stone walls, moats, and towers was really like. This book delves into an exciting and dramatic history of fierce battles, dark dungeons, secret passageways, lavish banquets, and more, with tips and anecdotes from experts in the field. With fun facts and photos, including thrilling reenactment shots, kids will learn about the lives of the inhabitants and the fascinating histories of medieval castles.
Crispin Boyer is a frequent contributor to National Geographic Kids Magazine. This is his first book for National Geographic.
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