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History's Mysteries

History's Mysteries (Paperback)

By Jazynka, Kitson

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Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels?

ISBN 9781426328718
Barcode 9781426328718
Published 29 April 2019 by National Geographic Kids
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781426328718
ISBN-10 1426328710
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher National Geographic Kids
Imprint National Geographic Kids
Publication Date 29 April 2019
International Publication Date 17 October 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jazynka, Kitson
Series History
Category Astrology, Mysteries & The Unexplained
Trivia & Curious Facts
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 180mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 470g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress History - Miscellanea - Juvenile literature, Antiquities - Miscellanea - Juvenile literature, Curiosities and wonders - Juvenile literature, JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 904
Catalogue Code 881074

Description of this Book

Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting new series will cover history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and so many more. Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spine-tingling mysteries.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The tone of the text is upbeat, making it a pleasurable read.... The layout is inviting and time can be spent studying the photos for more details. VERDICT This is a win-win for readers who like spooky mysteries and solid nonfiction. -- School Library Journal .

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Author's Bio

The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.

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