A Noble History of Knights by Izzi Howell
  

Synopsis

A Noble History of Knights by Izzi Howell

In Knights, find out all about the very first knights who served King Charlemagne. Battle your way through the Middle Ages with spears, swords and lances and find out about Knights overseas, including what happened during the crusades. Discover the samurai and sipahis - knights from Japan and the Ottoman Empire. Find out whether you'd have the skills to keep the peasants in line, to loyally serve your king, or win a jousting tournament. Blast Through the Past takes a look at some of the most influential jobs (legal or otherwise!) and gets under the skin of of the most famous and infamous, the cleverest and the barmiest people who have shaped history. Take a chronological look at knights, spies, ancient warriors, explorers and more, and discover if you have what it takes to be a pirate on the high seas, an undercover agent or a fearsome gladiator. Blast Through the Past is a series aimed at children aged 8+.

About the Author

Izzi Howell is the author and editor of many children's books. She loves to write about how science and technology affect our everyday lives, from the code in a mobile phone app to the forces that hold buildings in the air.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Izzi Howell
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th October 2016

ISBN

9781445149356


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