Building a Castle by Paul Humphrey, Laura Durnan


Building a Castle by Paul Humphrey, Laura Durnan

Have you ever wondered how castles were built? In Building a Castle you'll discover what it was like to work on a castle construction site. Find out why carpenters were highly paid, how a medieval crane worked and why a castle's moat was so important. Part of the series Knights and Castles, you can find out the answers to all of these questions and much more!

About the Author

I have and degree in history and economics from the University of East Anglia and worked in children's publishing for over 35 years as an editor, publisher, packager and author. I now have over 40 books in print for children aged 5-12 and on many topics.

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32 pages


Paul Humphrey, Laura Durnan
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Publication date

26th July 2012



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