"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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Published by Candlewick Jul 14, 2003| 128 Pages| 5-3/10 x 7| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780763621643