Castle (Book, 1994) []
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Author: Richard Platt; Stephen Biesty
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin 1994. ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
Working from plans of various medieval strongholds, remains, and historical accounts, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into 10 cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; Stephen Biesty
ISBN: 1564584674 9781564584670 075135046X 9780751350463
OCLC Number: 28710063
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Short-listed for Times Educational Supplement Junior Information Book Award 1996
Description: 27 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm.
Contents: Defense and siege --
Garrison and prisoners --
Building the castle --
Trades and skills --
Living like a lord --
Food and feasting --
Entertainment --
Livestock and produce --
Weapons and punishment.
Responsibility: illustrated by Stephen Biesty ; written by Richard Platt.


Enter through the keep and be transported back in time to everyday life in a medieval castle. The format draws readers into this hive of detail - the luxurious apartments of the lord and the lady of  Read more...


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