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Machu Picchu: The story of the amazing Inkas and their city in the clouds (Wonders of the World Book) [Paperback]

By Elizabeth Mann (Author) & Amy Crehore (Illustrator)
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Describes the history of the Inca civilization and the construction of the city of Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains.

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The story of the rise of the Inkas and the building of the great city of Machu Picchu is described in this book. The city is as astonishing as were its builders. Set in a remote, inaccessible area of the high Andes, this breathtaking city was never found by the Spanish Conquistadors and remains an untouched example of Inka genius.

Wonders of the World series

The winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element. Outstanding in the genre, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, geography, and architecture.

"One of the ten best non-fiction series for young readers."
- Booklist



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Item Specifications...


Pages   48
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.94" Width: 9.12" Height: 0.22"
Weight:   0.55 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 4, 2006
Publisher   Mikaya Press
Age  9-13
ISBN  1931414106  
ISBN13  9781931414104  


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Elizabeth Mann has written nine Wonders of the World books, an award-winning series. She is former teacher in New York, holds an M.S.E. and is cofounder of Mikaya Press.

Fernando Rangel was born in Bogata, Colombia, and grew up in Queens, N.Y. He earned a B.F.A. at the School of Visual Arts and trained at the Chatauqua School of Art.



Elizabeth Mann currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York. Elizabeth Mann was born in 1948.

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Arts & Music > Architecture
3Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > Central & South America
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