You Wouldn’t Want to Be in a Medieval Dungeon!

Prisoners You'd Rather Not Meet


It's the end of the 15th century, and your local castle is looking for a jailer. Are you up to the job? Your charges will include all sorts of people, from hardened criminals to people with mental illnesses, and you won’t be expected to treat them kindly…

This title in the best-selling children’s history series, You Wouldn't Want To…, features full-color illustrations which combine humor and accurate technical detail, and a narrative approach placing readers at the center of the history, encouraging them to become emotionally-involved with the characters and aiding their understanding of what life would have been like in a medieval dungeon. Informative captions, a complete glossary, and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of information books for young readers