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Author Long, David, 1961- author.
Title Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind / written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti.
Pub Info Greenbelt, Maryland : What on Earth Books, 2021.
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 930.1 Long     AVAILABLE
Descript 58 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
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Series Amazing world
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "Giant gemstones, pirate gold, ancient tombs, meteorites from outer space, and more!"--Cover.
Audience For ages 7 and up.
Summary "Giant gemstones, precious artworks, architectural wonders, intriguing ruins, moon rocks, and more! Treasures both natural and man-made 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 foldout map reveals the locations of all the treasures featured in the book, while award-winning author David Long also addresses contemporary topics such as our threatened natural wonders and the ownership of cultural treasures."
Contents What makes a treasure? -- Where are treasures found? -- Who owns treasures? -- Natural wonders -- Incredible artworks -- Treasured ruins -- Rich royals -- Lost treasures -- Mysterious treasures -- History and legends -- Treasure hoards -- Priceless knowledge -- World of treasures -- The forbidden city -- Sunken treasures -- From other worlds -- Fossils -- Sacred treasures -- Big and small treasures -- Tikal -- Architectural wonders -- Tomb raiders -- By official decree -- Collectors -- Rocks and gemstones.
Subject Treasure troves -- Juvenile literature.
Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Ancient -- Juvenile literature.
Archaeology -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Coins, Ancient -- Juvenile literature.
Buried treasure.
Art -- History.
History, Ancient.
Genre Trivia and miscellanea.
Informational works.
Picture books.
Add Author Studio Muti (Firm), illustrator.
ISBN 9781912920501 (hardcover)
1912920506 (hardcover)
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