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Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated, Jan 1, 1960 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
Looks behind fortress walls to explore how they were built to house hundreds of people and animals, how a boy rose from page to knight, and what castle life was like.

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User Review  - jamiesque - LibraryThing

Castle, part of the Eyewitness Books collection, is an interesting but ADD-like romp through the topic. The opening page is one of self-promotion, presenting 56 covers of other Eyewitness books. This ... Read full review

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The wonderful series of "Eyewitness" books is excellent for any library, young or old. Gorgeous high resolution photos, along with just enough facts to capture your interest make for a winning combination. Read full review


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Chris Gravett is a former Senior Curator at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and a recognised authority on the arms, armour and warfare of the medieval world. He has worked as an advisor for numerous TV and film productions, and has written many books for Osprey, including Warrior 1: "Norman Knight 950-1204 AD." He currently works as a curator at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire. The author lives in UK.

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