A Knight's City

With Amazing Pop-Ups and an Interactive Tour of Life in a Medieval City!

By Philip Steele; Peter Coss (Consultant)
Little Simon, Hardcover, 9781416961246, 27pp.

Publication Date: August 2008

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Description

Children and adults alike will be awestruck as a stunning three-dimensional medieval world unfolds before their eyes! The sliding castle gate on the front cover serves as an entrance into a world from long ago. Inside, vibrant art and amazingly intricate pops guide readers through life as it really was for Sir Hugo, a brave and noble knight! From pages and ladies, to castles and cathedrals, this book is certain to educate and entertain readers both young and old!

This sturdy 8 1/2 x 11 paper-over-board book includes multi-level detailed pops and acetate windows. This book comes packaged in a resealable polybag.




About the Author
Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

Coss is professor of medieval history at the University of Cardiff.
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