Life in a Medieval Castle and Village - Coloring Book

Life in a Medieval Castle and Village - Coloring Book

Dover Coloring Books
by John Green
Publisher: Dover Publications
Coloring Book, 44 pages
Price: $4.99

This fascinating book combines the creative fun of coloring with an exciting sense of discovery as it realistically portrays many facets of life during the Middle-Ages, one of history's most dramatic and eventful periods. Forty-two authentically detailed drawings depict daily life in castle, village, monastery, field and forest, evoking the excitement and pageantry of tournaments, castle sieges, banquets, battles and fairs.

Bring your own ideas of color to authentic vignettes of medieval life: a lady working on a tapestry, a monk inscribing a manuscript, a miller at his work and a knight preparing for battle. Other drawings show archery lessons, the castle kitchens, a tavern, a hunting party, pilgrims on the road, a village school, a shepherd with his flock, the castle gardens, a fierce battle and more.

Whether the illustrations depict a lord playing chess with his son, a cathedral under construction or a peddler selling his wares, the true look and feel of medieval life comes through, from architectural details to the particulars of dress and activity at all levels of society. Coloring book enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy hours of educational entertainment as they color this beautifully illustrated panorama of life in the Middle Ages.

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