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Stephen Biesty studied illustration, specializing in historical and architectural drawings. His illustrations are unrivalled for their ambitious scope and extraordinary attention to detail. He lives in Somerset, England, with his wife and son.
Meredith Hooper grew up in Australia, but went to the U.K. to do a post-graduate degree in history at Oxford. She is the author of many remarkable works for children, including Who Built the Pyramid? (Candlewick Press) and Endurance: Shackleton's Perilous Expedition in Antarctica (Abbeville Kids), plus twenty additional titles in BIP. Her books have been acclaimed for the way they distill a wealth of research into writing which is both simple and powerful. Meredith lives in London with her family.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Castles, Civilization, Medieval