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.
Kingfisher Atlas of the Worldby Miranda Smith
Climb aboard for an exciting and educational journey around the world with this information-packed atlas! State-of-the art maps show each country's topography, cities, borders, and other features in extraordinary detail. Succinct text, hundreds of photographs and illustrations, and clear fact panels help curious young geographers understand what life is like in these faraway places including customs, cultures, economic systems and climates. Includes global locator maps, country flags, and a section on mapmaking and usage.
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