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Castle Diary : The Journal of Tobias Burgess
by Richard Platt and Chris Riddell




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Not many, if any, children's books on the Middle Ages and castles contain the wealth of information found in this fresh, appealing offering. -- School Library Journal (starred review)

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 Toby's vivid diary entries offer an insider's 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.

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Overview

Not many, if any, children's books on the Middle Ages and castles contain the wealth of information found in this fresh, appealing offering. -- School Library Journal (starred review)

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 Toby's vivid diary entries offer an insider's 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.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780763621643
  • ISBN-10: 0763621641
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: July 2003
  • Page Count: 123
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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