My Best Book of Knights and CastlesBook - 2005
Medieval knights and castles have always fascinated children. This book takes the subject one step further and carries the reader on a journey to find out about medieval castles all over the world. From the earliest fortifications in Europe, visit motte and bailey castles, the stone castles of the Normans, Crusader castles such as Syria's Krak des Chevaliers, and German castles on the Rhine. Take a look inside France's Chateau Gaillard and find out how the French managed to win it back from the English. Discover what it meant to be a knight in medieval times. Learn more about chivalry, heraldry and jousting.
Publisher: London : 2005. Kingfisher,
Branch Call Number: JNF 940.1 MURR
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Knights and castles