Castles Band 07/Turquoise by Maggie Freeman
  

Castles Band 07/Turquoise

Written by Maggie Freeman
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Part of the Collins Big Cat Series

Synopsis

Castles Band 07/Turquoise by Maggie Freeman

The book reveals how castles were built, not only for people to live in, but also to keep enemies out. Detailed illustrations show the materials that were used and special precautions that were taken to ensure castles would provide adequate defence. Photographs show several examples of castles and castle remains that can still be visited today. * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - A report and explanation text. * There is an index on page 21 and a labelled 3-D diagram of a castle on pages 22 and 23 providing an opportunity to recap the information. * Curriculum links - Art and Design: Can buildings speak?; History: Famous events (Norman Invasion).

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How were castles built? What were they for? Who lived in them? Find out in this explanation text.

About the Author

Maggie Freeman has published two children's novels and five factual primary literacy books. She has taught in community education for about fifteen years, writes poetry and started what became the Essex Poetry Festival.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages

Author

Maggie Freeman
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Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

4th June 2012

ISBN

9780007473496


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