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DK Canada Juvenile Summer 2019

DKfindout! Castles
By (author): Philip Steele
9781465481535 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile: Age (years) from 6 - 9, Grade (US) from 1 - 4 JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Medieval Jun 25, 2019
$13.99 CAD
Active 7.38 x 9.5 x 0.35 in 64 pages DK DK Children
This children’s history book has everything you need to know about medieval castles, including knights, jousting, sieges, drawbridges, and forts.

Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India. See some of the most impressive castles in the world, and stock up on amazing facts. Packed with information, artifacts, and colorful pages, DK findout! Castles brings the medieval world to life.

The DK findout! series introduces children to a range of exciting topics in a fun, engaging way. Checked by specialist consultants and an educational expert this is not only a source of information you can trust, but one that is age-appropriate and supportive of schoolwork. Ranging from core topics, to more specialized subjects, the DK findout! series will inspire and delight kids.

Stunning, detailed illustrations take you inside castle life, from peasants to kings and queens.

Historical information is presented in bite-sized chunks, and the hundreds of crisp photographic images are clearly captioned and annotated in classic DK style.

Checked by specialist consultants and an educational expert to make sure the information is trustworthy and age-appropriate.

Each spread covers a topic, such as “Feasts” or “Siege warfare,” with a clear visual approach.

A glossary helps to explain new or tricky terms.

Optional flaps at the beginning and end provide extra core reference and a quiz to draw children into the content of the book.

Titles can be bound up as the series grows, to 128pp or 256pp.

Available as eBooks.

Philip Steele, author of DK findout! Vikings, writes exciting children’s books about history, famous lives, social issues, current affairs, lands and peoples, and natural history. He brings a cross-curricular approach that helps children learn all about a topic in a more organic way, that promotes curiosity and a love of reading.

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