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20 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu

20 Fun Facts About Machu Picchu


by Janey Levy

  • HISTORY
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 32 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Heavily illustrated with color photos, maps and cutaway drawings, this introduction to Machu Picchu and the Incas is geared towards young readers. (PRU133, $10.50)

Llamas

Llamas


by Mary R. Dunn

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2012
  • HARD COVER
  • 24 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A fun introduction to llamas that teaches children ages 4 to 8 about the animal's habitat and traits with simple prose and photographs. (BST243, $24.65)

Spanish Flash Cards

Spanish Flash Cards


by Inc. Berlitz International

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 2006
  • FLEXI-BOUND
  • 50 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the Spanish word on the reverse. (GEN203, $8.99)

Up and Down the Andes

Up and Down the Andes


by Laurie Krebs

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2008
  • HARD COVER
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Sweet rhyming couplets and vibrant, double-page water color illustrations introduce Peru and its culture to youngsters ages 4-8. A delightful book. (AND75, $16.99)

Inca Empire

Inca Empire


by Jane Bingham

  • HISTORY
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 64 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

Taking the form of a travel guide, this book transports youngsters back to the time of the Incas. (PRU98, $9.99)

Secret of the Andes

Secret of the Andes


by Ann Nolan Clark | Jean Charlot

  • LITERATURE
  • 1970
  • PAPER
  • 120 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

In this novel for pre-teens, a native boy in Peru goes on a magical discovery of his roots, learning much about Inca tradition. A Newbery Award-winning book first published in 1952. (AND19, $5.99)

Prisoners of the Sun

Prisoners of the Sun


by Herge

  • LITERATURE
  • 1975
  • PAPER
  • FAMILY

In this 14th adventure, Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock follow the trail to an ancient Inca stronghold high in the Peruvian Andes in search of Professor Calculus, kidnapped by the locals. Many complications ensue. (PRU94, $11.00)

Seven Crystal Balls

Seven Crystal Balls


by Herge

  • LITERATURE
  • 1975
  • PAPER
  • 62 PAGES
  • FAMILY

The boy adventurer and Captain Haddock look into the mysterious deaths of seven explorers who have returned to England with an Inca mummy. (AND71, $10.99)

 

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