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Versailles

Author: Amie Jane Leavitt
Publisher: [Kennett Square, PA] : Purple Toad Publishing, [2015]
Series: My home is my castle.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"The Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited attractions in the world. But what is the importance of this place other than a beautiful dwelling? The history os Versailles--why the palace was built and who lived there over the centuries--is fully detailed in this book. You'll get a glimpse into the world of the French kings and aristocracy and discover what it was really like to live at this stunning abode.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: France; France; Castles; Castles.; Architecture; Architecture.; America; America.
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amie Jane Leavitt
ISBN: 9781624691409 1624691404
OCLC Number: 884819008
Target Audience: Grades 4-8.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Famous Alliance at Versailles --
Chapter 1: A Palace for the Sun King --
Chapter 2: A King's Life --
Chapter 3: The Return of the King --
Chapter 4: A New Age is Brewing --
Chapter 5: A Palace for the People --
Timeline --
Chapter Notes --
Further Reading --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: My home is my castle.
Responsibility: Amie Jane Leavitt.

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"The Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited attractions in the world. But what is the importance of this place other than a beautiful dwelling? The history os Versailles--why the palace was built and who lived there over the centuries--is fully detailed in this book. You'll get a glimpse into the world of the French kings and aristocracy and discover what it was really like to live at this stunning abode. You'll also find out the fate of the last French royal family to dwell at Versailles and why they met an untimely demise. Flip open the pages--the fascinating, glamorous, and intriguing world of Versailles is waiting for you, "--Page 4 of cover.

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