Castle Diary

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Castle Diary
Written by Richard Platt
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763621641
ISBN-13: 9780763621643
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Castle Diary
The Journal of Tobias Burgess, Page

author: Richard Platt
illustrator: Chris Riddell

A lively historical-fiction diary - now in affordable black-and-white paperback

What was it really like to live in a castle? Step back to the Middle Ages with CASTLE DIARY: THE JOURNAL OF TOBIAS BURGESS. Eleven-year-old Tobyís vivid diary entries offer an insiderís view of day-to-day castle life, including tips on etiquette (where do you spit at a feast?) and exciting descriptions of hunting, jousting, and harvesting. Complete with glossary, index, and detailed endnotes, this is a rich look at medieval life that informs as much as it entertains.

A lively historical-fiction diary - now in affordable black-and-white paperback
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $8.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763621641 / 9780763621643
on sale date:
07/2003
type/format:
Middle-grade Novel / Paperback
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
128 / 5 5/16" x 7"
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
 
subjects:
Historical;
author’s comments:
RICHARD PLATT is an avid fan of castles and the author of many innovative and best-selling books for children, including CROSS SECTIONS: CASTLE, illustrated by Stephen Biesty.
illustrator’s comments:
Chris Riddell is one of the most acclaimed children's book illustrators in the United Kingdom. In addition to his skill as an illustrator, he brings to CASTLE DIARY a wicked sense of humor, perhaps the result of his years as a political cartoonist.
 
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