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I wonder why castles had moats and other questions about long ago

Author: Philip Steele
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher Books, 2004, ©1994.
Series: I wonder why.; I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These two new titles in the bestselling I Wonder Why series answers youngsters' questions about castles and deserts. Full color.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Steele
ISBN: 0753458098 9780753458099
OCLC Number: 55504010
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: What were the middle ages in the middle of? --
Why did kings and queens wear crowns? --
Why were the peasants revolting? --
Why did castles have moats? --
Why did knights wear armor? --
Why did churches have steeples? --
Why did mosques have minarets? --
Who wore steeples on their heads? --
Who wore platform shoes? --
Why did people eat with their fingers? --
Who first grew potatoes? --
Who was first to chew gum? --
What were garderobes? --
Did people take baths? --
What was the black death? --
Did children have to go to school? --
Why did Incas get tied up in knots? --
Why were books chained up? --
Why was it hard to tell the time? --
Where did china come from? --
What blew up in Venice? --
Why did artists paint with eggs? --
Why was soccer banned? --
What was the festival of fools? --
Who said yes to no plays? --
Where was Vinland? --
Who went to sea in junks? --
Was Sinbad a real sailor? --
Where did Robin Hood live? --
Who was Joan of Arc? --
Who was a teenage warrior? --
Index.
Series Title: I wonder why.; I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Philip Steele.
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These two new titles in the bestselling I Wonder Why series answers youngsters' questions about castles and deserts. Full color.

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