Building a castle (Book, 2013) []
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Building a castle

Building a castle

Author: Paul Humphrey
Publisher: Mankato, Minnesota : Arcturus Publishing, 2013.
Series: Knights and castles.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Have you ever wondered how castles were built? In Building a Castle you'll discover what it was like to work on a castle construction site. Find out why carpenters were highly paid, how a medieval crane worked and why a castle's moat was so important. Part of the series Knights and Castles, you can find out the answers to all of these questions and much more! Ages 7+

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Humphrey
ISBN: 9781848585591 1848585594 9781445127408 1445127407
OCLC Number: 966587465
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a castle? --
Hill forts --
Motte and bailey castles --
Stone castles --
Planning a castle --
Quarrying and cutting the stone --
Building the walls --
Castle defences --
Ironwork --
Woodwork --
Digging the moat --
Doors and windows --
Castle comforts.
Series Title: Knights and castles.
Responsibility: by Paul Humphrey.


A lively and fascinating series exploring the exciting world of medieval castles, knights and battles.  Read more...


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