Set in the mid-19th century, our premiere issue explores the wild story of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and his castle, Neuschwanstein. Raised in the Bavarian countryside, King Ludwig II, also known as ‘Mad’ King Ludwig, grew up inspired by his surroundings and fairy tales. He ended up creating one of the most iconic castles in history, inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
In this issue
Welcome to Germany + Let’s Learn German
Feature Story: The Swan King
Exploring Neuschwanstein Castle
Ludwig & Walt Disney
Map of Germany
A Timeline of Important Events
Fun activities, including crossword puzzle + coloring page
32 full-color pages filled with stories, illustrations and DIY activities
Velvet-touch cover and perfect-bind finish
All print issues include an accompanying interactive, digital edition on the Honest History app.