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Sweaty Suits of Armor

Could You Survive Being a Knight?

Series: Ye Yucky Middle Ages

By Chana Stiefel

Swords . . .seiges . . heavy armor suits. Life was risky business for a knight. Charge back in time to find out what real life was like for knights of the Middle Ages in this reluctant reader book.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3784-7$27.93$20.95

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"The writing style is quick and easy to understand. It is appropriate for reading aloud to younger children, and older children will find it a useful reference about the Middle Ages. Humorous cartoon illustrations convey information in a lighthearted way . . . Students will enjoy the fun style and amusing pictures."

Children's Literature

"This series puts a comedic focus on the smellier, nastier aspects of life in medieval Europe. Each chapter covers a different topic and is balanced between the sensational and the informative. Humorous illustrations keep things lighthearted and fit well with the overall theme."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2012

". . . these yucky details are introduced with clear text and cute cartoon style illustrations . . . The format is very reader friendly."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, January 2012

"Gross is king in this entertaining series . . . the selected topics are sure to appeal to trivia buffs and fans of potty humor . . . The fantastic and funny art amps up the humor . . . each book provides a full picture of its subject . . ."

School Library Journal, Fall 2011

"Thorough coverage is provided, and students will come away with a good base of knowledge about medieval life . . . The tone is light and conversational . . . This series is sure to hold reluctant readers' attention, and they will come away with a better understanding of medieval times."

Library Media Connection, November/December 2011

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