It’s a noisy old life in a castle! Children can discover what it was like to live in a castle with this introduction to life in the Middle Ages, with buttons to press to play sound effects to match the story. Galloping horses, clashing swords, strumming minstrels… it’s a noisy old life in a castle! Each page of the story has a different sounds to play, like a herald’s trumpet, a knight dressing for battle and a vicious jousting tournament. Little hands won’t be able to resist pressing the colorful buttons to make the sounds that bring the castle to life. Click here for a sneak peek of the inside.
My Very First Castle Book
This delightful book is full of scenes of medieval castle life, from delicious feasts to life under siege. Each page covers a different element of castle life, from different rooms like the dungeon and the guard room to castle animals such as horses and falcons. Children can learn how a squire became a knight and how to defend a castle under attack, and special pages show how castles were built and how they have changed over time. With lots to spot and talk about, this is a fun and entertaining way to introduce little children to a fascinating new subject. Click here for a sneak peek of the inside.
Look Inside a Castle
Lift the flaps to explore behind the scenes of a bustling medieval castle as Lord Robert and Lady Margaret hold a feast, watch a tournament and fight off fearsome enemies. Amid the hustle and bustle in the colourful illustrations, find flaps beneath flaps and many more surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained. Young readers can meet lords, ladies, knights and squires and find out how they live, work, fight and relax in their magnificent castle home. Click here for a sneak peek of the inside.
First Sticker Book Castles
Discover the world of medieval castles in this fun book. Eight busy castle scenes to fill with over 150 stickers of jolly knights. Scenes include a castle siege, a feast, a joust and a castle picture to complete. Simple facts on each page help bring the world of medieval castles to life.
Build a Picture Castles Sticker Book
An engaging sticker book which allows children to create their own colorful castle pictures. Children love adding the stickers to each scene to create a medieval stone castle with gatehouse, portcullis and drawbridge, a fairytale castle, a creepy castle with giant bats, a castle under attack and a fortress by the sea, as well as building their own castle. With over 100 stickers of towers, turrets, fairytale princesses, brave knights, seige towers and more. Click here for a sneak peek inside.
Castles - Level 1 IR
Who lived in a castle and what was it like? In this book you’ll find the answers and lots more about the wonderful world of castles. Castles is an exciting series of books for children who are beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text. Carefully selected Internet links to exciting websites to find out more. The easy-to-read text has been specially written with the help of a reading expert. Great reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction. Click here for a sneak peek inside.
Slot Together Castle
Build your own model castle with this kit containing 90 sturdy, press-out foam board pieces that slot together to create a medieval castle complete with siege towers, a drawbridge and a trebuchet. Includes two model armies, and a 40-page book that shows you how to assemble your castle, describes life in a castle, and suggests ideas for games and battles. Presented in an attractive book-shaped box that can be used to store pieces when not in use. An amazing gift that will inspire hours of creative play. Finished model is 16" x 16" x 8".
Click here to see a video of the castle being built.
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Stories of Fairytale Castles
In the world of fairytale castles, anything can happen. There's an invisible castle with guests turned to stone. A handsome prince who needs help from a castle ghost. And a contest to see who can build the most amazing castle of all. This book is part of our young reader series and has three original stories for children just beginning to learn how to read.
Castles - IL
Have you ever wondered what castles were really for? or what it was like to live inside one? In this fascination guide to castles, you'll discover why and when castles were built, who lived in castles, what they ate, where they slept and what they did for fun. You can even learn tactics for capturing or defending a castle and see a siege in action. Fabulously illustrated with photographs, computer reconstructions, detailed illustrations and cut-away scenes, this book takes you inside the world of castles as never before. Includes a castle glossary, a timeline, and maps of castles around the world. Click on internet links via the Usborne Quicklinks Website to access recommended websites with virtual castle tours, games and activities.