Creepy Castles, Dark Dungeons, and Powerful Palaces
Square Fish, Paperback, 9781250027269, 144pp.
Publication Date: July 2, 2013
Guided by tween "ghostorian" Virgil, readers will discover fascinating facts about calamitous events throughout history as they explore castles, palaces, and dungeons and those infamous figures associated with each. For instance, did you know that many castles were made out of wood painted to look like stone? Or that wealthy prisoners in the Tower of London could keep servants? "Haunted Histories "is chock-full of details that kids will find intriguing dungeon life for prisoners, methods of torture, and even the most popular methods of poisoning enemies. So join Virgil and the other ghostly inhabitants for an historical adventure on the dark side.
“Sure to lure reluctant readers.” —School Library Journal
“Reluctant historians may find Virgil’s ghost story appealing.” —Kirkus Reviews