Atlantis The Search for the Lost City by Mary-Jane Knight
  

Synopsis

Atlantis The Search for the Lost City by Mary-Jane Knight

Readers get caught up in the adventure when a state-of-the-art 19th century submarine sets out on a quest to find the legendary lost city of Atlantis. When danger strikes, a young stowaway comes to their rescue. Readers must follow each clue as the story unfolds, and decode a series of puzzles using the enclosed code wheel. Along the way, they will uncover the history of marine technology & navigation, ancient map-making, and the many fascinating theories behind the mythology of Atlantis.

Reviews

Holly Newton's Book Newsis a collaboration that is ingenious as the reader must solve clues along the way as a 19th century submarine sets out to discover the lost city of Atlantis deep in the ocean. BooklistPraise for Hieroglyphs[Codequest] offer[s] a significant information about hieroglyphs. . . The attractive format features eye-catching 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

Sean Callery is a writer and primary-school teacher. He has written a number of information books for publishers such as HarperCollins and Which?, as well as musicals and educational articles.

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and Undefined
48 pages

Author

Mary-Jane Knight
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Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

16th August 2012

ISBN

9780753466803


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