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Imagine You're a Knight

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This heavily illustrated book takes children on an imaginary journey to medieval Europe, where knights swore oaths of loyalty to their lords and lived according to the rules of chivalry. Dramatic full-color spreads on every page show and describe the typical knight--his armor, his weapons, his helmet, his horse, and his activities. Young readers learn about--

  • The Making of a Knight: his training for battle and horsemanship skill
  • The Knight's Armor: chain mail, plate armor, and helmets
  • Weapons: the sword, the mace, and the lance
  • Chivalry: the code of conduct that emphasized loyalty and courtesy
  • Jousting Tournaments: the main sporting events of medieval Europe
  • Heraldry: the history, art, and study of coats of arms This fascinating volume's added features include illustrated flaps and three gatefold pockets containing cardboard press-out models for kids to assemble. One is a knight's helmet, the second is a standing knight in armor, and the third is a knight on horseback. The book's front cover shows a knight's helmet-covered face. When kids push a tab to lift the helmet's visor, they uncover the knight's face.

  • Synopsis:

    (back cover)

    Step back in time and embark on a thrilling quest to become a medieval knight. Discover how to care for your faithful steed, joust in tournaments, and gallop into battle with the bravest of the brave. Piece together 3-D models of a fully armored knight, his noble horse, and a helmet that you can actually wear. With help from this fascinating book, you will be ready to ride off in search of adventure.

    (picture captions)

    Construct models of a proud knight on horseback and a warrior ready for battle.

    Dramatic illustrations bring the knight's brave deeds to life.

    Make and wear a knight's helmet.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764162039
    Author:
    Chrisp, Peter
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Steele, Phillip
    Subject:
    Fantasy & Magic
    Subject:
    Historical - Medieval
    Subject:
    Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
    Copyright:
    Publication Date:
    20090931
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Grade Level:
    from 3 up to 7
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    24
    Dimensions:
    10.25 x 10.25 in 31.2 oz
    Age Level:
    08-12

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    "Synopsis" by , (back cover)

    Step back in time and embark on a thrilling quest to become a medieval knight. Discover how to care for your faithful steed, joust in tournaments, and gallop into battle with the bravest of the brave. Piece together 3-D models of a fully armored knight, his noble horse, and a helmet that you can actually wear. With help from this fascinating book, you will be ready to ride off in search of adventure.

    (picture captions)

    Construct models of a proud knight on horseback and a warrior ready for battle.

    Dramatic illustrations bring the knight's brave deeds to life.

    Make and wear a knight's helmet.

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