I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats and Other Questions about Long Ago

I Wonder Why Castles Had Moats and Other Questions about Long Ago

by Miranda Smith
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful book about long ago.

 See more details below

Overview

"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful book about long ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753458099
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Publication date:
06/10/2004
Series:
I Wonder Why Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >