A captivating picture book that offers an intriguing look at the inner workings of a medieval castle. It takes a unique approach by reimagining the classic rhyme "This is the House that Jack Built" to explore the people and activities involved in building a castle.
The book introduces readers to a variety of characters, from masons and merchants to bakers and blacksmiths, each playing a crucial role in the construction of the castle. Through engaging and meticulously researched rhymes, young readers will learn about the contributions of these individuals and the complex process of building a castle.
Accompanied by striking retro-style illustrations by Tom Froese, the book provides a visually appealing and educational experience. An excellent choice for children interested in history, castles, and the collaborative efforts that go into creating such remarkable structures. It's a unique and informative addition to children's literature that offers a fresh perspective on medieval history.