Castle

Castle
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 80
ISBN 0547348258
Rating 4/5 from 16 reviews
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The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.

Castle
  • Author : David Macaulay
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1982-10-25

The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the

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Castles
  • Author : Marc Morris
  • Publisher : Pegasus Books
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10

Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country’s most famous castles, as well as some spectacular lesser-known examples.At times this is an epic tale, driven by characters like William the Conqueror, King

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The LEGO Castle Book
  • Author : Jeff Friesen
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27

Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization—The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build six mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Travel through the history of castle architecture and learn how to build basic castle components like walls, towers, gates, and

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Castles
  • Author : Alan Lee,David Day
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1986

Recounts legends, folk stories, and fairy tales dealing with castles from the traditions of England, Norway, Germany, and other countries.

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DK Readers L3  Knights and Castles
  • Author : DK Publishing
  • Publisher : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07

From armor to jousting, Knights and Castles covers everything there is to know about knights and medieval castles. Knights and Castles takes an up-close look at the history of knights, their chivalrous code, the battles they fought, and more. Learn about the heroic actions of famous knights, including El Cid

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Japanese Castles 1540   1640
  • Author : Stephen Turnbull
  • Publisher : Osprey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003-04-20

The landscape of 16th- and 17th-century Japan was dominated by the graceful and imposing castles constructed by the powerful 'daimyo' of the period. In this the most turbulent era in Japanese history, these militarily sophisticated structures provided strongholds for the consolidation and control of territory, and inevitably they became the

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Cat Castles
  • Author : Carin Oliver
  • Publisher : Quirk Books
  • Release Date : 2016

A shoebox or paper bag may be fine for those other cats. But doesn't your favorite feline deserve an in-home hangout that matches his exalted status and high standards? One that also shows off your own design sense and crafting skills? This DIY construction guide offers fun and easy instructions

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Castles
  • Author : Sidney Toy
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1985-01-01

Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots in the Levant, through Roman times and the Middle Ages. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Covers Caernarvon Castle and Dover castle, Hadrian's Wall, the Tower of London, and dozens more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. Preface. Index.

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Exploring Castles
  • Author : W. Douglas Simpson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02

Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles across England and Scotland, from the early Norman Castles, to Edwardian, all the way up to the ‘modern’ castles. The book case studies on individual castles, such as Newcastle upon Tyne’s castle,

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Castles
  • Author : Deborah Murrell
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens
  • Release Date : 2008-07

Describes the history of castles in medieval Europe, including how they were built, their different parts, and elements of castle warfare.

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Ludwig II  and His Dream Castles
  • Author : Ludwig Merkle
  • Publisher : Stiebner Verlag GmbH
  • Release Date : 2000

The Bavarian Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee attract more than 2.7 million visitors each year, all enchanted by their sumptuous magnificence and fascinated by the bizarre, mysterious and romantic personality of their creator, Ludwig II. These castles and also the royal hunting lodge on the Schachen were for him

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Castles from the Air
  • Author : R. Allen Brown
  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1989-07-28

Uses the aerial photography to reveal the medieval castles of Britain in their landscape setting.

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Norman Stone Castles  1
  • Author : Christopher Gravett
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-08-20

Descended from the Viking raiders who settled in Northern France under the leadership of Rollo in around 911, the Normans were amongst the most feared warriors of their time. Their territorial ambitions culminated in Duke William 1's conquest of England in 1066, but although victory at Hastings left the English crown in

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Dkfindout  Castles
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-06

This children's history book has everything you need to know about medieval castles, including knights, jousting, sieges, drawbridges, and forts. Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India. See some of the most impressive castles in the

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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights  2
  • Author : Stephen Turnbull
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15

The original forced conversion of pagan Livonia, what is now the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, was carried out by a military order known as the Brethren of the Sword. In 1236 this order was incorporated into the Teutonic Knights following a catastrophic military defeat. The knights had always consolidated

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