CHILDREN AND GAMES IN THE MIDDLE AGES
In addition to eye-catching visuals on every page (all fully captioned), the book features timelines, maps, and numerous fact boxes. Main subjects are divided into 14 two-page spreads with artwork and decorative borders attractively arranged around text passages. Subtitles add focus and glossary terms are printed in boldface. Topics include the importance of family. a carefree life for young children up to the age of seven, homemade toys, indoor games (including chess, backgammon, and cards), outdoor activities (including hunting, horseback riding, and archery), growing up a peasant, children in town, apprenticeships for older children, noble boys learning how to become a knight, noble girls learning how a lady runs a household, clothing and hygiene, education according to sex and status, religion and a child’s moral upbringing, holidays, community fun at markets, and fairs.
8" x 11"