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Publisher Comments:

Browsers and young students alike will enjoy these lively question and answer books with their unique mix of realistic illustration and engaging cartoons. The enticing questions will amaze, amuse and inspire, while the highly visual format encourages kids to keep reading.

Synopsis:

"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful book about long ago.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753450703
Subtitle:
and Other Questions About Long Ago
Author:
Steele, Phillip
Author:
Smith, Miranda
Author:
Steele, Philip
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Reference
Subject:
Civilization, medieval
Subject:
Children's questions and answers
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Medieval
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book Nonfiction
Series:
I Wonder Why Paperback
Series Volume:
v. 9
Publication Date:
19970915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated in full color
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.5 x 9.4 x 0.7 in
Age Level:
05-08

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"Why did churches have steeples?", "Who wore platform shoes?", and "Did people take baths?" are just some of the tricky questions answered in this delightful book about long ago.
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