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Stephen Biesty's Castles By Meredith Hooper

Stephen Biesty's Castles by Meredith Hooper

Condition - Very Good
$13,69
5 in stock

Summary

Presents a portrait of ten real castles in history including Windsor, Chambord and the Tower of London. This book recreates the real lives of these castles, by introducing their knights and kitchenmaids, soldiers and spies, and telling the stories of their dungeons and secret passageways, towers and toilets.

Stephen Biesty's Castles Summary

Stephen Biesty's Castles by Meredith Hooper

A truly remarkable portrait of ten real castles in history including Windsor, Chambord and the Tower of London. Stephen Biesty's world-renowned illustrations combine grandeur of scale with breathtaking detail. Meredith Hooper brings the castles to life by introducing their knights and kitchenmaids, soldiers and spies, and telling the amazing stories of their dungeons and secret passageways, towers and toilets. Together, they recreate the real lives of castles as never before.

Stephen Biesty's Castles Reviews

'This awesome book whirls young readers around the world...Biesty's vivid illustrations couple with Hooper's behind-the-scenes text to give us a grand portrait of history.' -- The Good Book Guide 20041001 'Two of the top talents in children's books' -- Books magazine 20041001 Wonderfully varied... An absorbing gift for both castle and history fans. -- Carousel 20041201

About Meredith Hooper

Illustrator: Stephen Biesty studied illustration, specialising in historical and architectural drawings. He achieved international fame with his enormously popular 'Incredible Cross Sections' books, which have sold over 2 million copies worldwide and have won numerous awards. His illustrations are unrivalled for their ambitious scope and extraordinary attention to detail. Author: Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia and came to the UK to do a post-graduate degree at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable books for children, acclaimed for the way they distil a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful.

Additional information

GOR002696341
9780340844021
0340844027
Stephen Biesty's Castles by Meredith Hooper
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2006-09-21
48
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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