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Amazing Treasures 100+ Objects and Places That Will Boggle Your Mind

Written by David Long

Illustrated by Studio Muti

Part of the Our Amazing World Series

Amazing Treasures 100+ Objects and Places That Will Boggle Your Mind Synopsis

Discover 100 of the world's most remarkable artefacts, most stunning artworks and most intriguing ruins in this beautifully illustrated book about Earth's treasures. Treasures both natural and manmade make an appearance in a tour which stretches across thousands of years and all around the globe. Discover sunken wrecks loaded with pirate gold, the abandoned tombs of the world's most powerful rulers and even meteorites - treasures from outer space! A central gatefold offers a world map revealing the locations of all the treasures included in the book, while Blue Peter award-winning author David Long also addresses contemporary topics such as our threatened natural wonders and the ownership of cultural treasures.

Amazing Treasures 100+ Objects and Places That Will Boggle Your Mind Press Reviews

NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH: A sparkling compendium of treasures throughout history. Spanning different cultures, civilisations and periods in history, this highly illustrated non-fiction book is suitable for inquisitive upper KS2 children. -- Tom Tolkien * The School Reading List * This is a fantastic snapshot of what is fascinating in our world. * Juno Magazine * This is a fantastic non-fiction book which is packed with so much information about a range of topics ... Full of incredible illustrations which depict the great treasures of the world. * The Teacher Bookworm * If you fancy going on a thrilling treasure hunt, open the pages of this brilliant book and discover over one hundred of the world's most extraordinary wonders! ... With the fun of discovery on every page, this is the perfect book for young explorers and treasure-hunters! -- Pam Norfolk * Lancaster Guardian * A fascinating, fact-filled education. * Armadillo Magazine * In accessible language and alongside beautiful illustrations from Muti, this hardback book is a treasure in its own right. * Big Issue North * Amazing Treasures is bursting with over 100 amazing things from around the world ... There is so much in this fantastic book. The information is presented in bite-sized chunks making it perfect for dipping into and coming back to again and again. Amazing Treasures would be a huge hit in any classroom library and would also make a lovely gift. -- Kate Heap * Scope for Imagination * This fascinating non-fiction title, written by David Long and illustrated by MUTI, is a treasure trove packed with information on everything from natural wonders and ancient tombs to famous paintings and historical manuscripts. The range of topics included, rich illustrations and captivating facts will have young readers returning to this book again and again. -- Emma Dunn and Sarah Mallon * The Scotsman *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912920495
Publication date: 4th February 2021
Author: David Long
Illustrator: Studio Muti
Publisher: What on Earth Books an imprint of What on Earth Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages

About David Long

David Long's engaging, imaginative and well-informed books reflect an unquenchable thirst for those events and personalities that illuminate the past. His work has appeared in the Sunday Times, in countless magazines and London's Evening Standard. Whilst a columnist on the Sunday People, he created a popular cartoon strip which ran for several years in the weekend edition of the Times. He has also ghostwritten books for other authors - one of which won the Independent Publisher's Book Award - and for publishers in Britain and the US. He writes the kind of stuff he likes to read - for both ...

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