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National Geographic Kids : everything castles / by Crispin Boyer.

By: Boyer, CrispinMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 64 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 28 cmISBN: 9781426308031 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781426308048 (library binding : alk. paper)Other title: Everything castlesSubject(s): Castles -- Juvenile literature | Småstäder | KaninerDDC classification: 940 LOC classification: GT3550 | .B69 2011
Contents:
Rise of the castles -- What is a castle? -- Five ultimate castles -- How to build a castle -- An illustrated diagram: Key to the castle -- Living in castles -- Touring the castle -- Castle characters -- Knight life -- Tournament! -- A photo gallery: Castles of many kinds -- Storming the castles -- Defending the castle -- Siege! -- Siege stories -- The collapse of castles -- Castle comparisons: Home sweet castle? -- Fun with castles -- Castle myths vs. facts -- Castle pastimes -- The art of heraldry -- Pop culture castles -- Photo finish: The incredible Krak -- Afterword: Castles today -- An interactive glossary: Lordly language -- Find out more -- Index -- Credits
Summary: Become a castle expert! Take a stroll through a castle with its lord and lady and meet the jester, steward, lady-in-waiting, and their colorful companions that live there. Serve as a page, become a squire, and be dubbed as a knight. Slash through facts and myths of dashing white knights, fire-breathing dragons, princesses locked in towers, and cauldrons filled with bubling oil. Then test your noble intelligence to see what you learned.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Rise of the castles -- What is a castle? -- Five ultimate castles -- How to build a castle -- An illustrated diagram: Key to the castle -- Living in castles -- Touring the castle -- Castle characters -- Knight life -- Tournament! -- A photo gallery: Castles of many kinds -- Storming the castles -- Defending the castle -- Siege! -- Siege stories -- The collapse of castles -- Castle comparisons: Home sweet castle? -- Fun with castles -- Castle myths vs. facts -- Castle pastimes -- The art of heraldry -- Pop culture castles -- Photo finish: The incredible Krak -- Afterword: Castles today -- An interactive glossary: Lordly language -- Find out more -- Index -- Credits

Become a castle expert! Take a stroll through a castle with its lord and lady and meet the jester, steward, lady-in-waiting, and their colorful companions that live there. Serve as a page, become a squire, and be dubbed as a knight. Slash through facts and myths of dashing white knights, fire-breathing dragons, princesses locked in towers, and cauldrons filled with bubling oil. Then test your noble intelligence to see what you learned.

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