CodeQuest: Inca Gold by Anita Croy


CodeQuest: Inca Gold by Anita Croy

After a routine visit to the market, a young Peruvian girl discovers a golden cob of corn amongst her shopping bags. She returns to the market stall, but the stall holder has disappeared...Symbols printed on the golden corn lead our narrator into a quest to find the mysterious stall holder and discover why various messages are being left for her, and what they mean. Each clue leads to another, in a different environment, and a variety of different code types need to be deciphered in order to unlock the hidden story left behind by the Incas.


Booklist[Codequest] offer[s] a significant information about hieroglyphs. . . The attractive format features eye-cathing glossy illustrations and is full of everything from notes to translate to information about cat worship. . . . Those with an interest in ancient Egypt will be intrigued . . . This is also a great choice for classrooms studying the period, as groups could solve the puzzles together.

About the Author

Mick Posen studied at Ravensbourne and Brighton Art college in the 1970s. He spent many years illustrating fantasy and sci-fi book covers using traditional airbrush and painting techniques. He now works digitally using 3D and 2D software and is also venturing into animation. He lives in the depths of Suffolk with his wife and cat.

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48 pages


Anita Croy
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Publication date

17th October 2011



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