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Dorling Kindersley, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 27 pages
Stephen Biesty transports you back in time more than 600 years to join the inhabitants of this medieval castle as they defend it against an enemy siege. The building has been sliced into 10 incredible cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

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Another Biesty marvel, the pages thronging with detail and color, bursting at the seams from all the information per square inch, and filled with wonderful oddities secreted in the illustrations (don ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Stephen Biesty studied illustration, specializing in historical and architectural drawings. His illustrations are unrivalled for their ambitious scope and extraordinary attention to detail. He lives in Somerset, England, with his wife and son.
Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia, but went to the U.K. to do a post-graduate degree in history at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable works for children, including "Who Built the Pyramid?" (Candlewick Press) and "Endurance: Shackleton's Perilous Expedition in Antarctica" (Abbeville Kids), plus twenty additional titles in BIP. Her books have been acclaimed for the way they distill a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful. Meredith lives in London with her family.

Richard Platt is the award-winning auther of "Castle Diary" and "Pirate Diary,"

Manuela Cappon is a member of the MM Communicazione illustration studio based in Florence, Italy.

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