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Author Walsh, Liza Gardner.
Title Treasure hunter's handbook / Liza Gardner Walsh ; photography by Jennifer Smith-Mayo.
Pub Info Lanham, MD : Down East Books, [2014]
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 622 WAL     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Childrens  J 622 WAL     AVAILABLE
Descript 111 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 108-109).
Contents The quest begins -- X marks the spot : pirates and buried treasure -- Gold fever : panning for gold -- One person's trash is another person's treasure : metal detecting -- Hide and seek : geocaching and letterboxing -- Walking on time : hunting for rocks and minerals -- Found treasures : sea glass, fossils, meteorites, and more.
Summary Treasure hunting is a fun family activity that encourages kids to get outside and discover the world around them. With this book young explorers can learn about geocaching, how to pan for gold, use metal detectors to find buried treasure, and search for arrowheads and gemstones. Wonderful bits of pirate lore, rock and mineral facts, and some fun pirate and treasure-hunting craft activities are also included.
Subject Treasure troves -- Juvenile literature.
Metal detectors -- Juvenile literature.
Gold panning -- Juvenile literature.
Geocaching (Game) -- Juvenile literature.
Letterboxing (Game) -- Juvenile literature.
Outdoor recreation -- Juvenile literature.
Beachcombing -- Juvenile literature.
Amusements -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Smith-Mayo, Jennifer.
ISBN 1608932788
9781608932788 (trade)
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