History's Mysteries: Legends and Lore

History's Mysteries: Legends and Lore

by Anna Claybourne

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Overview

Solve puzzles from the past in this third book in the spine-tingling series, featuring creepy creatures, eerie encounters, and spooky scenarios.

A mysteries underwater cave in Mexico filled with ... human bones. The real evidence behind the long-lost children in the legend of the Pied Piper ... Why "here be dragons" was inscribed on centuries-old maps ...

The next book in this exciting series will cover even more of history's most fascinating head-scratching conundrums, including the puzzling facts behind famous fairy tales and folklore, cryptic creatures of myth and legend, long-lost labyrinths filled with treasures, and so much more. Kids can dig into these mysteries, uncover clues, and ponder leading scientific theories to help decipher what really happened. Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, spooky fun, and the latest new evidence and leading theories, this book will inspire kids to research like a detective and think like an explorer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426334627
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 10/15/2019
Series: History's Mysteries Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 723,724
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

ANNA CLAYBOURNE is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the popular 100 series (100 Scariest Things on the Planet, 100 Most Awesome Things on the Planet, 100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet, etc.); the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth; Cheetah: Natural World series; Survival Skills Handbook; Don't Read This Book Before Bed; and many more. Claybourne started her career as a trainee staff writer and later became a self-employed freelance writer and editor. She writes on almost any subject but specializes in science and nature, and has written many children's books on wild animals (especially predators), volcanoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.

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