Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt

Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess

The Diary Series

Richard Platt with Chris Riddell (Illustrator)

123 pages first pub 1999 (editions)

fiction childrens historical informative slow-paced


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 M...

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