The Queen's Castle at Windsor Fortress, Palace, Home

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Elizabeth Newbery

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9781785512155
Paperback
Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
Territory: World
Size: 246 mm x 189 mm
Pages: 32

RRP £6.95

  • The official children's guide to Windsor Castle, containing fun activities to break up the commentary or enhance a visit
  • Combines historical accuracy with humour and a lightness of touch appropriate for the 7-11 age range
  • Some chapters coincide with the National Curriculum (e.g. Windsor in WWII)
  • Illustrations by the award-winning Elizabeth Newbery

Windsor is the oldest inhabited castle in the world - for over 900 years it's been home to kings and queens, including our Queen Elizabeth II.

This colourful activity book reveals the secrets of the world's oldest inhabited castle and the Kings and Queens who have lived there. Over time it has been a royal fortress, a King Arthur-inspired palace, a Victorian Christmas wonderland and home to The Queen (and her corgis)! There's also a mini palace inside - Queen Mary's Dolls' House has hot and cold running water, two working lifts and even flushing lavatories!

Jousting and feasting, deaths and dungeons, childhood games and celebrity events - lively illustrations and fun facts bring the Castle's colourful history to life.

Elizabeth Newbery is Principal of an award-winning consultancy specialising in family-based interpretation for heritage and environmental sites. With a background in museum education she has worked with a range of institutions, with her awards including those for family guides to the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace, both of which have been best sellers for over ten years.

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