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The Big Book of Treasures

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Subtitle

The Most Amazing Discoveries Ever Made and Still to Be Made

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5797
6564
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Authors
Raphael Honigstein, Caroline Attia
Credits

Text by Raphael Honigstein
Illustrated by Caroline Attia

Format
20.5 × 26 cm
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big-book-of-treasures.html
Features
Full color, hardcover, stitched binding, 96 pages
English
isbn
978-3-89955-797-8
Product Details

Recommended for: ages 8 and up

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Embark on an adventure with world-famous treasure hunters and learn more about gold lost at the bottom of the sea, even a stolen football trophy.

Short Description

The Big Book of Treasures tells the stories of famous treasure hunters from past centuries; from the lost Aztec treasure of La Noche Triste to the recovered gold coins and bars of the SS Central America to the Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure found in India to the exploits of The Sass Brothers, adventure undoubtedly awaits. The Big Book of Treasures delves into the details of over twenty treasures – both those discovered and those still awaiting recovery.

In-depth texts tell the stories of the treasures and their hunters, bold illustrations animate each treasure vividly over several double pages to let children and adults dive into the topic. Informational captions regale readers of all ages with fun facts, also mentioning cultural and historical knowledge and give new reasons to travel the world. The Big Book of Treasures sets the scene to tell these scintillating stories and tempts with the possibility of uncovering hidden gold and awakens the treasure hunter in all of us.

The book is also available in German

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Product Status
4
Price Euro
€24.90
Price Dollar
$29.99
Price Pound
£19.95