From the big battles to kings and warriors, from peasants to palaces, this lavishly illustrated book is crammed with essential information about the medieval world. Follow the Crusades to the Holy Land, explore China with Marco Polo and visit a Mayan ball game. Find out how a knight trained for battle, who invented fireworks and who the Vandals were.
All the Web sites are regularly reviewed and can be visited via links on the Usborne Quicklinks Web site. A selection of free pictures from this book is also available in Usborne Quicklinks.
Please note that you do not need a computer to use this book. It works on its own as an outstanding reference book without using the internet at all.
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