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Houghton Mifflin, 1977 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 74 pages
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The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

3.5 stars. England is building a castle and surrounding town in Wales in the 13th century, and Macaulay explains and uses illustrations to show how the castles and towns were built. He tells a little ... Read full review

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User Review  - kerry.wood - LibraryThing

Very informational on the history, construction, and design of a castle in Medieval Times. A great source for children interested in this period of time or as a source in the classroom during a period ... Read full review

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